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Workers prepare return to WIPP next week CARLSBAD (AP) — Employees at the federal gover nment’s troubled nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico are preparing to enter the facility’s underground mine for the first time since a radiation leak contaminated workers last month. The U.S. Department of Energy announced Saturday that 35 workers have undergone training simulations at a Potash mine before re-entry next week into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Employees went through

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a two-hour underground session using protective gear and air -breathing units, officials said. Workers spent this week training for various scenarios that could occur in the mine. According to the Department of Energy, the plan is for workers to set up an operating camp near a salthandling shaft and then check for a secondary exit in the shaft that controls air flow. After that, they will focus on finding the source of the radiation release. The repository near

Carlsbad stopped taking all waste shipments after an underground truck fire on Feb. 5. Nine days later, a radiation release shuttered the plant. A series of shortcomings in maintenance, safety training, emergency response and oversight were cited by a team that investigated the truck fire. The New Mexico Environment Department withdrew a preliminary permit this week for the dump’s request to expand its facility, citing the fire and the leak. It is unclear, however, if

the two incidents are related. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant is the nation’s only permanent underground repository for low-level radioactive waste, including things like plutonium-contaminated gloves, tools and protective clothing, from nuclear weapons facilities. With the nuclear waste dump shuttered, operators for the plan made an agreement with Waste Control Specialists to ship radioactive waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory to rural west Texas.


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This Feb. 27, 2009, file photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy's Carlsbad Field Office shows the arrival of the first remote-handled transuranic waste at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad.


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Young 'Gunner' sits on a motorcycle seat during the Hobby & Motorcycle Show at the Roswell Adult Center, Saturday morning.

Sheriff candidate Graves hopes for better future JILL MCLAUGHLIN RECORD STAFF WRITER

Candidate Gary Graves has a color ful past that includes his recall from office as De Baca County sheriff, a foiled attempt to find Billy the Kid and the permanent loss of his state law enforcement certification. Graves is not hiding from any of it, he said. He is running for sherif f of Chaves County to help the citizens go forward as a better community, he said. “I have nothing to hide. I’m wide open,” Graves said. “It’s all there in living color. I’m not ashamed of anything. I stand tall and will stand tall again, and that’s why I’m here.” Graves, who still calls

himself “Sheriff,” began his career in law enforcement at age 18 and spent the better part of 21 years in the field. He has maintained a home in Chaves County his entire life, he said. “I was born at St. Mary’s Hospital and attended the schools here,” Graves said. “I care about this community. It’s my home. My family is a respected name in this community. I’m very proud of them. They gave me a good family raising. They taught me morals and values. They didn’t spare the belt, and that’s a good thing.” Graves is also a competitive shooter and competes throughout the U.S., he said. He can fire 26 to 32 rounds in 11 to 13 seconds

with accuracy. He mentors and teaches children in shooting sports. “I shoot for the fun of it, but there are times that we win things,” Graves said. Graves worked for several police and sherif f’s departments in the region, including the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office two different times, from 1985 to 1999. He reached a pinnacle in his career when he was elected sheriff of De Baca County in 2002. Graves’ time in of fice resulted in several highprofile incidents. A move by citizens resulted in a petition for a recall election that included a hearing with a judge deter-

‘Angry Hornet’ may fly again

A single-engine plane flipped over into a field behind 1804 E. College Blvd., around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, after a failed take-off attempt. The owners of "The Angry Hornet" were not injured. State police investigated the crash. The plane continued to leak fuel following the crash, but the owners said the plane could likely be repaired to be airworthy in the future.

Jesse Moore: The art of independence See GRAVES, Page A3

Jesse Moore, a client at Tobosa Developmental Services, displays a sample of his ceramic artwork on Wednesday. Moore volunteers at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and works at Papa Murphy’s as well as working on his ceramics and paint-

When he isn’t busy volunteering with the Good Samarian Program at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, chances are you will find Jesse Moore creating art. “I like ceramics, and I am going to bring some of my art to the Hobby Show at the Roswell Adult Center this weekend,” Moore said. Moore started learning ceramics at the RAC



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Job seekers in Chaves County will be in for an “out of this world” experience in April when New Mexico Workforce Connection hosts its annual job fair at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Roswell’s Out of the World Job Fair will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on April 9 at the convention center, and attendance is free for both employers and job seekers, said Nellie Daniel, Workforce Connection employment specialist. “We have 35 employers signed up as of today,” Daniel said on Friday morning, “and the deadline for employers to sign up will be March 26.” Partnering with Workforce Connection in hosting the job fair will be ItsQuest

Inc., Eastern New Mexico University Roswell, Division of Vocational Rehab, Goodwill, SL Start, and Congressman Steve Pearce. “We have several employers who have numerous positions they are looking to fill, and we have one employer who just has one opening,” Daniel said. “The main thing is to get people jobs, that is what we’re all about.” Daniel said Workforce Connection often pairs with the business community to help fill openings. “When Marshall’s came to town last year, we worked with them in finding employees,” Daniel said. “I really enjoy working with businesses and helping them to find good employees.” Job seekers are encour-


and he continues taking classes to this day.

Moore isn’t your typical 42-year -old. Moore is a client of Tobosa Developmental Services, a community based provider for people with developmental disabilities, and he has been involved in the Tobosa program for 12 years.

“Jesse is very outgoing, he never meets a stranger,” said Rosanna Heath, a support staf f

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member at Tobosa. “He’s very sweet, and he loves to be around people.”

Moore volunteers four days a week with the church food pantry program, and works two days a week at Papa Murphy’s, and he enjoys his time both as a volunteer and as an employee. But what really makes Moore light up is the topic of his favorite art projects —

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Unity Center hosts Teen Conference

The Unity Center sponsored a Teen Conference on Saturday at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club, which covered topics ranging from bullying and teen dating violence to suicide prevention and teen leadership. Featured speakers included Nathan Padilla, executive director of Embrace Inc., above, who spoke to a room full of teens about drug abuse, and, at right, Department of Health employees, Anna Curtis, school mental health advocate, left, and Shellea Torres, health educator, who discussed suicidal behavior in teens. The afternoon was topped off with a free concert.

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aged to have an updated resume, to dress professionally and to complete a work skills assessment at the Workforce Connection office before coming to the job fair. The work skills assessment is free, and can help em p l o ye rs k n o w w h i ch candidates are qualified for the various job openings. The skills assessments

w e r e d e si g n e d b y t h e same company that does the ACT test, Daniel said, and the Workforce Connection office has computers available for job seeker s t o t ak e t h e a ss essments. Ve t er a n s l oo k i n g fo r work should be sur e to stop by the job fair and visit with Antonio Nunez II, the disabled veterans outreach program special-

ist with Roswell’s Workforce Connection office.

Nunez provides a variety of services for veterans, but he is currently looking for veterans to fill several local positions. Veterans with aviation experience are especially in demand, h e s ai d. Of f i cia ls fr om MISTIC Inc. and the Feder al La w E n fo r c em e nt Training Center in Artesia are also looking for veter-

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Bataan Death March survivor Love dies at 91 ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — John E. Love, a Bataan Death March survivor who led a campaign to change the caption on a historic march photo from The Associated Press, has died. He was 91. Love died Monday after a long battle with cancer, said Gerry Lightwine, pastor at La Vida Llena, an Albuquerque retirement home where Love lived. As a 19-year-old member of the New Mexico Guard, Love was one of 75,000 Filipino and American soldiers who were taken captive by the Japanese in World War II when the U.S. forces surrendered in the province of Bataan and Corregidor Island in April 1942. In all, tens of thousands of troops were forced to march to Japanese prison camps in what became known as the Bataan Death March. Many were denied food, water and medical care, and those who collapsed during the scorching jour ney through Philippine jungles were shot or bayo-

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Republican Gary Graves is a candidate for Chaves County sheriff.

mining that Graves had committed malfeasance — a wrongful act or misconduct — while in office. The hearing did not result in any charges filed against Graves. The allegations included an incident when witnesses said Graves deputized a helicopter spraying crew so he could shoot coyotes. Another issue was with $2,000 cash that was found in a minivan of a Mexican national family. All but $50 was returned to the woman. Graves reportedly maintained possession of the funds. A witness also testified that Graves had used duct tape and pepper spray in the jail on inmates. “We answered each and every allegation,” Graves said. “A lot of the allegations, if research is done, you would find out a lot of it is political.” Graves said he thought two witnesses perjured themselves. “It was absolutely almost ridiculous,” he said. The hearing resulted in a recall election Nov. 9, 2005. The vote of 576 to 150 ended in Graves’ departure. Graves attempted to have the recall election stopped, but a court appeal failed. He said he had a lot of support by ranchers and ranchingbased people and the other side “basically began to threaten people and people voted against me,” he said. “I made $29,100 before taxes,” Graves said. “I would have needed

$50,000 (to fight it). I let it go and went on to retire.” The New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy has since revoked his law enforcement certification permanently. Graves was unsuccessful in an attempt to regain it in December. He can still serve as an elected sheriff without certification. Graves also made a name for himself as a member of a three-man posse that attempted to solve the mystery of how Billy the Kid met his end. In 2003, Lincoln County Sherif f Tom Sullivan, Deputy Sherif f Steve Sederwall and Graves were tasked by Gov. Bill Richardson to solve the mystery. The crew filed petitions to ask for the exhumation of the Kid’s mother, Catherine Antrim in Silver City, meeting resistance from the locals who didn’t want the remains to be unearthed. “I did it mainly to protect the interest of the resident of De Baca County,” Graves said. “I did it to bring in millions in revenue. I didn’t care if he was there or he wasn’t there. I cared about my community. It did help our tourism base.” Graves said a sherif f must be willing to step forward and be proactive, not reactive. “That’s something I do well,” Graves said. “It’s about a community of officers that go forward to work together to stop crime before it happens. We can’t put numbers on that, and it’s not easy to always fund issues.” It’s about helping the

Orie “O.L.” Adcock admitted that he filed a federal complaint against Chaves County sheriff candidate Britt Snyder for what he thinks is a violation of an elections law. Adcock, the campaign manager for Snyder’s opponent Gary Graves, denied that the move was part of a campaign strategy. “I am his campaign manager, but if you know my history, this is not anything new for me,” Adcock said. “I’ve been pestering politicians for years. It has nothing to do with (Graves).” Adcock said he began looking into the complaint in October after requesting a large number of public information documents from the sheriff’s office. Snyder announced his candidacy a month prior to that. “I’m a private citizen, doing what I think is best,” Adcock said. “I started making the questions on the Hatch Act stuff back in October, long before the filing. It’s not part of the campaign. I like all the candidates. And think all but one or two would make good sheriffs. But the thing is, you better have your nose clean if you’re going after somebody else.” The Hatch Act restricts the political activity of employees who work

with programs financed in whole or part by the federal government and is generally a guideline for federal employees who run for office. The act was revised in 2012 to cut down on unfair claims of violations. Graves denied any knowledge of the Hatch Act complaint Wednesday, saying he intends to run a clean campaign. But he said he felt strongly that sheriffs should not use federal funds. “I believe strongly in working with all other agencies. I also believe very quickly we need to be cautious on the federal funding we accept in the sheriff’s office,” Graves said. The sheriff is a constitutional officer who is mentioned in the constitution as the only mentioned law enforcement position, he said. “And he is to be separate and above in his own entity,” Graves said. “He is funded by county funds and state funds, not by federal funding. And whenever sheriffs begin to taint themselves with federal funding and they lose their authorities and powers to protect their citizens in the community.” Snyder said Wednesday he was not paid by the federal government in any way and was certain the complaint was a “waste of time.”


• Hagerman Dept. of Public Safety Patrol Officer: June 1984, resigned after 272 days • Roswell Police Department - Patrol Officer: March 1987, resigned after 2 years and 1 day • Motor Transportation Department Inspector: January 1990, resigned after 135 days • Chaves County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff: February 1985 hired. Rehired 4/1991, discharged in 1999 • Fort Sumner Police Department Deputy Sheriff: March 2001, resigned after 89 days • Estancia Police Department - Patrol

community, Graves said.

“The reality behind what I’m after is not about the wearing of the badge. It’s about the help for this community,” Graves said. “It’s not about recouping

Officer: July 2001, resigned after 1 year, 72 days

• Mountainair Police Department Patrol Officer: September 2002, resigned after 89 days

• De Baca Sheriff’s Office - Sheriff: December 2002, recalled from office Nov. 9, 2005

• Cuba Police Department - Patrol Officer: November 2005, resigned after 293 days

• Village of Angel Fire Police Department -Patrol Officer: October 2006, retired after 123 days

my name. I have nothing to prove. I’ve been a sheriff. I carry that title till I die. The issue is taking care of our community and building it forward to a safe community again.”

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ceramics and velvet paintings. Velvet paintings, which Moore calls “fuzzy pictures,” are another favorite art project, and Moore often gives his artwork away to friends. “I’m working on a butterfly right now,” he says. “They aren’t my favorite, but it’s for a friend.” Moore’s Facebook page boasts samples of his artwork, and he often posts a new painting as his profile photo, he said. “When I get a new painting, I just look at it and dream what colors to make it,” Moore said. For five years, Moore has been working at Papa Murphy’s, where he especially enjoys preparing Cheesy Bread. He says the best part of working at Papa Murphy’s is his bosses. “I really like being with my bosses, they are my friends.” He also enjoys the company of his cat, Klaus, named for the talking goldfish from “American Dad!” Recently, Moore was honored as Citizen of the Year in Albuquerque by the Long Term Services Division of New Mexico, a testament not only to Moore’s ability to learn and grow over the years, but also to Moore’s winning smile and friendly nature. When Moore first came to Tobosa, he required 24hour supervision, but now he lives independently with little staff support, says Tony Strange, support specialist and Moore’s friend. Moore said he was born in Albuquerque, but moved to Roswell in his 30s after his grandmother passed away. Shortly after the move, he discovered Tobosa. “Jesse needs very little supervision now, he pretty much does what he wants,” Strange said. Moore said his typical day includes lots of music, riding the Pecos T ransit to the church to volunteer or to work, or


just going around town on errands. When Moore received the Citizen of the Year award, it was a statewide honor bestowed by the Department of Health, said Steve Kane, adult service coordinator for Tobosa. “That was an award for the individual who best exemplifies all the really good things that can happen,” Kane said. “Jesse’s achievements show how much one individual can achieve with a little guidance and help.” “I was so surprised, I did not know it was going to happen,” Moore said of his winning Citizen of the Year. Moore was also honored within the Tobosa family last fall with an Individual Achievement Award, which included a $500 prize. Besides his volunteer work with the Good Samarian Program, Moore is active in Tobosa programs and committees. Moore has also traveled to Santa Fe to meet with legislators on developmental disabilities legislation. Asked what he likes most about Tobosa, Moore cites his independence. “I like being independent, and I am happy being around Tony,” Moore says. “He doesn’t need anyone to tell him where he has to be, or when he has to be there,” Strange said. “We’re just there to support him if he needs help with something he can’t do, or help with transportation.” “Jesse really enjoys helping others and is always excited to volunteer and give back to his community,” Joe Madrid, Tobosa CEO/executive director said of Moore. “Jesse is very proud of his accomplishments and enjoys sharing them with others. Jesse has also encouraged others to be more independent and has encouraged others to follow his lead and be more independent.”

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Humiliation nation(s)

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What is it about Western leaders from Neville Chamberlain to George W. Bush who want to find good in men of bad character? Acting as if he were endowed by special insight bestowed upon no one else, President George W. Bush declared in 2001 that he had looked Vladimir Putin in the eye and "was able to get a sense of his soul." According to the Daily, in a 2010 interview with talk radio host Hugh Hewitt, Bush, who was promoting his book "Decision Points," was asked about his ability to see into the souls of men. The for mer president explained, "The reason why I said that is because I remembered him talking movingly about his mother and the cross that she gave him that she said she had blessed in Jerusalem."





Well, bless my soul, as the saying goes. No doubt several communist leaders in the for mer Soviet Union had mothers who went to church and took their sons with them -- until faith became a drag on upward mobility in the Communist Party. It doesn't mean any one of them underwent some drastic religious transformation. What Bush should have asked Putin is whether he shared his

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mother's faith and if so, what difference that had made on his thinking? Usually when people "convert" from one belief system to another they give a reason for the shift. Not so with Putin. He has not walked the sawdust trail of redemption and embraced pluralistic, democratic or capitalistic beliefs. Quite the opposite. In a 2005 state of the nation speech, Putin declared: "Above all, we should acknowledge that the collapse of the Soviet Union was a major geopolitical disaster of the century. As for the Russian nation, it became a genuine drama. Tens of millions of our cocitizens and co-patriots found themselves outside Russian territory. Moreover, the epidemic of disintegration infected Russia itself." In the Hewitt interview, Bush

claimed that since that early meeting with Putin, the Russian leader had become a different person. The other possibility is that Putin has always been the same person, but lied and projected a dif ferent image to a gullible Bush who wanted to believe what he thought he saw. Putin and his cronies are now openly mocking the United States. Under President Obama we are becoming a humiliation nation. Meaningless "sanctions," which amount to not even a slap on the wrist, are laughed at in Moscow. And the problem with sanctions is that Russia has options, too, like cutting off gas and oil supplies to Europe and making trouble in other former Soviet republics. Recently, Russian news anchor Dmitry Kiselyov took to the Rossiya 1 news chan-

nel to declare that Russia is the only country capable of turning the United States into "radioactive ashes." A picture of a mushroom cloud was projected on the screen behind him. Iran might see this bragging by Russia as a challenge to its own nuclear ambitions. Understanding one's adversary is sometimes more important than defeating him, especially if one wishes to avoid armed conflict. The fall of the Berlin Wall was the symbolic collapse of the Soviet Union and occupied Eastern Europe. Putin clearly believes Russia was humiliated after the collapse and the American triumphalism that followed.

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State Sen. Owen Hill, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, told The Gazette on Monday he will bow out of the race to help ensure victory for U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner. He wants Gardner to unseat U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, a Boulder Democrat. "My passion is to protect the future for my kids, and Cory has the best chance to defeat Mark Udall," Hill told The Gazette. "Udall and President Obama take money out of our communities to fund Washington bureaucracies and I know Cory (Gardner) will help put an end to it." Hill's move comes after State Rep. Amy Stephens and Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck stepped aside to make room for Gardner, who is widely considered a formidable threat to Udall. Hill's exodus leaves only Gardner and State Sen. Randy Baumgardner in the Republican race heading into the April 12 state assembly. Though an effective and affable senator, considered safe a few months back, Udall made himself vulnerable by enthusiastically supporting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. As Obamacare has taken hold, the law has become a public policy fiasco for the ages. It will continue hurting Colorado families and businesses. Gone is the support of ill-informed voters who thought Obama and congressional Democrats were giving them health care. That phenomenon of ignorance has been replaced by newfound skepticism of government that could benefit Republicans. If Republicans are serious about unseating Udall, they will go into the state assembly as a house united. Baumgardner, a respected public servant with good future prospects, could help by following the lead of Buck, Stephens and Hill. He should consider stepping aside and putting his full support behind Gardner. The fact three good candidates have stepped aside attests to Gardner's promise and strength. His competitors have made great personal sacrifice, setting aside their own self-interests and ambitions, to invest in prospects. Hill, in his written statement, said he will endorse Gardner if the candidate wins the state assembly or "until my friend and colleague Randy Baumgardner decides what he will do." "We must avoid a contentious primary election that only leaves the winner bruised and battered before heading into the allimportant general election in November," Hill explained in a written statement. "This is a mistake repeated year after year in Colorado and one I won't allow to be repeated again." Hill's wisdom reflects his promising future as an asset of the Republican Party. If Republicans believe their platform can and should benefit society, they cannot continue losing. They must become at least as politically savvy as their Democratic counterparts. Yes, Democrats have stuck our state and country with bad policies. But Democrats, unlike Republicans, are masterful politicians on average. They know how to win. Colorado is no longer a Republican state by any stretch of reasoning. With Democrats controlling both chambers of the Colorado Legislature, the state's executive branch, both Senate seats and three of seven House districts, Republicans control almost nothing. They stand the possibility this year of losing House District 6, represented by former Secretary of State Mike Coffman. In Gardner's former district, the Fourth, candidate Buck faces a primary opponent so extreme he compares homosexuality to murder and advocated using the National Guard to confiscate medical marijuana cards. For Republicans, the path to victory is a decision to win. It means avoiding needless primary battles and holy wars about perceptions of who's the most ideologically pure. To stop President Barack Obama's crusade to fundamentally change the greatest country on Earth, Republicans must control both chambers of Congress. That means they must settle on candidates today and free them to fight for victories in November. Buck, Stevens and Hill understand the mission. We urge others to follow their lead. REPRINTED FROM THE COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE

Spring clean government

Spring cleaning is a healthy tradition. If only politicians did it! They don't. When Barack Obama ran for president, he promised to clean house, "I'm not a Democrat who believes that we can or should defend every gover nment program just because it's there. There are some that don't work." I cheered when I heard that! But politicians always say they'll get rid of waste. Then, once in power, they spend more. Obama sure has. "We just need to cut back!" said Obama, the candidate. He promised to end "waste at the Economic Development Agency and the Export-Import Bank that's become little more than a fund for corporate welfare." Good for him. Yet both




programs thrive: The Ex-Im Bank just gave another $8 billion to Boeing, and the EDA spent $2 million to build a wine-tasting room and "culinary amphitheater." Taxpayers were also forced to give $150,000 to promote a puppet festival on Long Island, $98,000 to build an outhouse in Alaska, and a million dollars to "study the influence of romance through novels and film." Both the left and right denounce the other party's

spending, but expensive waste is supported by both. Neither party makes much effort to cut farm subsidies or NASA — or to end subsidies for big corporations, the people who need it least. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is the rare conservative critic of waste who doesn't spare the military. On my show this week, he points out that the Pentagon destroyed $7 billion worth of weapons in Afghanistan and Iraq instead of shipping them home. “That just shows you the inef ficiency," says Coburn. Mattie Duppler, of Americans for Tax Reform, likens recipients of gover nment handouts to ticks that suck the populace's blood. Welfare for businesses is even more harmful than welfare for poor people, because

it kills the free enterprise that creates real prosperity. "When you've got government putting its thumb on the scale," says Duppler, "saying this business deserves more attention, more money, more government support than another one, that's ... the centrally planned economy." Centrally planned economies bring stagnation and poverty. Many people concer ned about big government focus on high taxes. High taxes are bad, but I worry more about the spending. Spending is a tax. Since government has no money of its own, the spending money must come from you. Today I worry even more about the sheer quantity of

months afterward. But since it could be just one day, the time to act is immediately. You won't need a tetanus booster if you completed the primary tetanus series (usually done in childhood) and you are sure you have had a tetanus shot within the past five years. If it may have been more than five years since you had the booster, you will need one now. Most people can't remember when their last tetanus shot was. I can't, that's for sure. But my medical record contains the dates of all my immunizations, so I don't need a good memory. Check to see if your doctor has a record of all your immunizations, and ask for a copy. If you're not sure whether you ever had the primary tetanus series, then you will be given tetanus immune globulin. This is a preparation of antibodies, or immunefighting proteins, that are

directed against the tetanus. You will also be given the tetanus shot. On top of that, you will then be scheduled for future shots to complete the primary tetanus vaccine series. If you develop tetanus, you will be treated with antibiotics, tetanus immune globulin, anti-toxin and muscle relaxers. To prevent tetanus in the future, everyone should get a tetanus booster once every 10 years for life. My last one was on Jan. 5, 2005. I know, because I looked it up in my medical record. (Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.) Copyright 2014 The President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Make sure to get a tetanus booster

DEAR DOCTOR K: Earlier today I cut my finger on an old nail while doing a home improvement project. Do I need a tetanus shot? How soon? DEAR READER: My advice is: Better safe than sorry. And getting tetanus will make anyone very sorry. I recommend that you contact your doctor immediately. This is especially true if the nail broke through your skin, and you are not sure when you had your last tetanus booster shot. Tetanus, also called lockjaw, is a life-threatening bacterial infection. A tetanus infection may develop after almost any type of skin injury, major or minor. The bacteria live in dirt and on dirty metal objects — like old nails. Once inside the skin, tetanus bacteria multiply and produce a toxin that affects the body's nerves. This toxin causes severe muscle spasms,



cramps and seizures. Spasms in the jaw muscles produce lockjaw: You cannot open your mouth. Spasms also occur in muscles of the throat, chest, abdomen, ar ms and legs. Most patients also get fever, blood pressure that swings between too high and too low, a fast heart rate, disturbances in the heart rhythm and sweating. If you don't receive proper treatment, you can die.

You can get symptoms as soon as one day after your injury, or as late as several

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A new lease on life 29 years later OPINION

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A new attitude brings a new world. If you want to change your world, change your attitude. Life is that simple. Life is that complex. Anyhow, after 29 years of marriage I have a new wife. My wife, Tanya, and I set out together the first week of January a year ago with a decision for healthy living. After a wedding, a honeymoon, children, and decades of marriage, our weight had crept up and pushed both of us into the “obese” category on weight charts. Our quality of life was fine, but I had to sleep with a CPAP mask on my face and because of lower back issues the clock was ticking on Tanya heading into a surgical procedure. We made a decision to make good short ter m choices in order to bring excellent long term results. Healthy living involves repeated good decisions on eating smart and maintaining an active lifestyle. Today, after losing 85 pounds and ten pants sizes, I am off my high cholesterol and high blood pressure medicine and I haven’t had to attach that blasted CPAP machine to my face in over a year. It is gathering dust and I don’t intend to ever put it on my face again. Life is great. Healthy living is well worth it. Tanya, after losing 50 pounds and five dress


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rules. There are now 170,000 pages of federal laws and many more local rules. If you can't get a job, there's a good chance that this spider web of regulations is the reason why.

After recessions, employment used to bounce back quickly, but not this time. What employer wants to hire when doing so requires fighting incomprehensible complexity and risking punishment for violating some obscure rule? I'd be afraid to build a serious business. Today's laws are so complex even the lawyers don't understand them.


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But humiliation can cut two ways. Russia feels slighted for not being recognized as a great power. In some sense — though the analogy is far from perfect — Russia reflects Germany's attitude after its defeat in World War I. The Treaty of Versailles forced Germany to dis-



sizes, is more active than she has been since having children over 26 years ago. I used to push her to exercise over the decades of marriage to no avail, now she is pushing me to get out and walk with her. It is as if I have a new wife. And I like it. As I am writing this, we are traveling back from a conference of about 150 health coaches who have all made the same decision to choose healthy living. Talk about an upbeat group of individuals! Having made healthy choices those present at the conference had all conquered a prior lifestyle and were working to help others create health in their lives also. Recently, we had a meeting of almost 30 at our home of people who were choosing healthy living. Tanya, in her presentation, told the group assembled to look for opportunities to get exercise. A simple concept, but I lived 55 years of my life without this mentality. It is making a conscious choice to exercise your body in routine deci-

sions rather than to live life seeking to use the least energy possible. Why not? Over most of the history of mankind, man did not have the option of using remote controls or elevators. Let me see if I can break this further apart for you. We were recently on a vacation. The parking garage was in the basement. Our room was on the third floor. Each day we went out on a drive. When we returned back to the room, human nature said to conserve energy and hop on the elevator. Instead, we repeatedly walked up the three flights of stairs (even with our hands full of bags). Instead of asking the question “Is there a reason to take the elevator?” we asked the question, “Is there a reason not to take the elevator?” A different philosophy on life... We started each day with a brisk walk along the beach. In our swimsuits, we were basically getting the same sun as those sunbathing by the pool, except we were working on staying fit at the same time. While at the airport we got off the plane at gate 2 and our next flight was out of gate 39. Rather than hop on the shuttle, we chose to walk from gate to gate to exercise our bodies. After arriving at our gate,

And the clutter gets worse. Every day, regulators craft more rules. It's always more. If you're a regulator, and you don't add rules, you think you're not doing your job. So now that spring is about to arrive, let's give government that overdue cleaning. Eliminate half the 170,000 pages of federal laws, scrap useless Cabinet departments, and cut the $4 trillion in spending in half. We could move about so much more freely if our lives weren't buried in government's junk. Laws stop me from opening my own lemonade stand, dictate where kids must attend school, and forbid voluntary interactions between consenting adults. Clean this stuff away!

When gover nment is big, we become smaller. When we're trapped in the web of their rules, we don't innovate; we become passive. To clean house, pass the Stossel Rule. It's simple: For every new regulation bureaucrats pass, they must repeal five old ones. It would be a start. John Stossel is host of "Stossel" on the Fox Business Network. He's the author of "No They Can't: Why Gover nment Fails, but Individuals Succeed." To read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at

ar m, concede territory and pay reparations. Hitler's rise to power two decades later was in large part due to his appeal to Ger man nationalism and pride, which is precisely Vladimir Putin's appeal to the Russian people. Putin has promised not to annex any territory beyond Crimea. We'll see if he keeps that promise. Meanwhile, it would be

nice if President Obama led on this matter instead of making the United States the laughingstock of the world's dictators and to our detriment, perhaps some of our allies. (Readers may e-mail Cal Thomas at

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rather than sitting while making a cell phone call, we walked up and down the corridor further burning calories. Simple stuff, but enough choices strung together bring great results. When going to a store, why not park in the furthest spot away from the front door and get a short walk in? If the store is big enough, why not take a lap around the store once or twice before looking for what you are shopping for? When talking on your wireless phone at home, why not walk around the house at the same time? It is common for me to be working in my study and for me to see Tanya walk by over and over and over again as she is circling the house while engaged in a phone call. Why not? You are accomplishing two things at once. The world as Tanya and I see it has changed. No longer do we ask what is the least amount of energy that we can use in our daily lives. We look for opportunities to exercise the only bodies we will ever have. Additionally, schedule regular times to exercise and have an accountability partner. I run three days a week, two of the runs are with a friend. We both provide accountability for the other. The other critical aspect of healthy living is what we

put into our mouths. Without smart eating choices a person will not move out of an “obese” classification. For example, a person could go to a fitness gym and work out as hard as they could for an hour and maybe burn through 400600 calories. If she then eats a Big Mac, she has consumed 550 calories and has undone a one hour workout in less than 5 minutes. Many, while doing regular exercise workouts, don’t understand why they aren’t losing pounds. The reason is that the workouts don’t do much good if you are going to eat right back what you have worked off. It is really a discipline issue. Five minutes of enjoying a large piece of cheesecake or a chocolate bar can undo 60 minutes of exercise. Exercise is good, but for it to lead to healthy living, there needs to be some control of the intake of food. Calories in need to be less than calories out and there is only so much exercising a person can do. Every step you take multiplies the G force put on your joints three to five times. Thus, five pounds taken off will remove 15 to 25 pounds of force on your legs and feet. Twenty five pounds of weight loss will remove 75 to 125 pounds of force

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each step you take. Do you think this doesn’t help your joints each step you take? Some things to think about if healthy living is important to you. My challenge to you is to choose to live healthy — whatever that looks like in your world. Living healthy not only adds years onto your life, it raises your quality of life. It may give you the opportunity to hold a newbor n great-grandchild someday. It may allow you to not need surgery in your later years because of poor choices in your earlier years. It may save your body from having to take medication for the rest of your life. God gave you one body. Like it or not, the body you have today will be the body you will end your years with. What you do with your body between now and your final day is up to you. A little bit of discipline will go a long way. Chose to create healthy habits! They will pay a lifetime of dividends. Just a healthy thought... Rick Kraft is a motivational speaker, a published author, and an attorney. To submit comments, contributions, or ideas, e-mail to or write to P.O. Box 850, Roswell, New Mexico, 88202 - 0850.

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Who’s Emily Post and does she care about dogs? STEVE WOLFE ROSWELL SAFE COALITION

A while back, a friend suggested that I should write a column that dealt with the issue of “dog walking etiquette.” Hmmm. I’ve struggled with that a little bit, because I really do try to keep to the general topic of safety. So, does walking our dogs have anything to do with safety? I’ve decided that it does … at least for today. I looked it up and it is pretty easy to find suggestions of things a considerate dog owner should keep in mind as we walk these lovable creatures. Amazing as it seems, the first comment made

on one article was “not everyone loves your pet.” We are reminded that just because you love your dog does not mean that everyone else will also enjoy a sloppy kiss or paws on their shoulders. We cannot assume that the entire neighborhood loves him. People don’t have to love your dog. Teach your dog about yards. Dog walking eti-

quette requires that you should keep your dog from going too far into yards, perhaps right up to the house. The dog can damage flowers and other landscaping, or can get into territorial disputes with dogs that live there. There are also yards that just have to be off limits. Some homeowners just do not want a dog nearby. They don’t want your dog to pee on their lawns or on their shrubs near the sidewalk. T ry to be awar e of and r espect such things, and avoid conflicts with property owners. You may need to cross the street when you appr oach some yar ds, and your dog should be trained to obey your commands when he wants to go too far

into a yard. A true safety issue can relate to keeping your dog off the road when a car is coming. Some streets are too narrow for cars, dogs, and the people who walk the dogs. A vehicle may not see the dog at all or it may be that the driver sees him and pays more attention to the animal than to driving his vehicle. You could actually be liable for damages caused in such cases. Make sure you have full control of your dog if you must use the road for your walk. The most obvious issue pertaining to etiquette is, of course, dog waste. Pick up the poop! It certainly can cause damage to grass and plants, and is a big pr oblem when

Millions of kids to test new education assessments

WASHINGTON (AP) — What's on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue. Field testing begins this coming week in 36 states and the District of Columbia on assessments developed by two different groups of states. Participating students will be asked to sit for hours in front of a computer or use a No. 2 pencil to answer questions. But there's no need for kids to worry. The scores won't count, this time. The actual exam-testing won't be used for another year. The Common Core standards spell out what math and English skills students should have at each grade, and are designed to develop more critical thinking skills than traditional school work. They were first pushed by governors concerned about the large number of high school graduates needing remedial college help and lacking basic skills. Most states have adopted them. The field tests, to be conducted until June, are a big step forward in the push to more fully integrate the new academic standards into the school environment. They will give education officials a chance to judge things such as the quality of each test

question and the technical capabilities of schools to administer the tests, which are computer -based but also will be available on paper. But they also come as the standards face political push-back in many states Indiana lawmakers, for example, last year paused implementation of the standards and a measure ending the state's participation is at the governor's desk. House lawmakers in Tennessee passed legislation that would delay implementation — and testing — under Common Core for two years, but that proposal hasn't been taken up in the Senate. Common Core supporters hope the field tests provide an opportunity to highlight the best of Common Core. "There's been a lot of talk and a lot of planning and it's actually happening, which I think generates some excitement and some reality, if you will, for the fact that this is moving ahead," said Jeffrey Nellhaus, director of research, policy and design with the consortium Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC. Joe Willhoft, the executive director of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, told reporters there

will be snags, and that's in part due to the nature of what a field test is — a test run and an opportunity to see what works and doesn't. Already, out of concern there would be technical problems, Smarter Balanced delayed by a week to this week the start of its field tests. "We have a saying in Smarter Balanced that if nothing goes wrong in the field test, then actually we have failed," Willhoft said. While opposition to the standards has been multidimensional, some critics take issue with the tests and how the results will be used because the tests are designed to replace the annual assessments given in states. Also complicating matters are the new teacher evaluation systems rolling out in many states that rely, in part, on student performance on annual exams. Questions have been raised about when or if the Common Core-based assessments should count on these evaluations. Supporters are warning that scores on the new assessments will drop compared with the old tests, but they say they will be a more accurate measurement of student knowledge. The field tests themselves have generated other concerns. Some states' officials

worry about double testing, meaning some students are participating in both the field test and taking a state exam. In response, the Education Department gave California permission to just give the field tests to all students in third- to eighthgrades, meaning they won't be given the state assessment this year. Similar permission was given to other states, including Idaho, Montana, and South Dakota, according to the Education Department. Smarter Balanced and PARCC were created to help states pool resources to develop the tests. But some states have opted to use different ones. Florida, for example, recently signed a contract with the nonprofit American Institutes for Research to develop an assessment for its standards, which are largely based on the Common Core standards. For the states participating in the field tests, how they will be conducted varies. PARCC said more than 1 million students will participate in its field tests, and about 10 percent of the students in 14 states and the District of Columbia will take them. It says its field tests will take no more than three hours for most students.

childr en and pr operty owners step in it. (Imagine that!) Also, the dog owner behind you who does clean up his dog’s mess will most certainly expect that you show the same courtesy. Carry a plastic bag with you. It’s really simple and such bags can be purchased for a buck at dollar stores and other retail outlets. There are other considerations, of course. Keeping your dog in control is critical when you are around other people and other animals, and especially around small childr en. Dogs can be very unpredictable, but so can little kids. From my own animals over the years, I’ve lear ned that they do not like being surprised!

Finally, you need to be aware of the “Woof Bowl.” Just south of the Wool Bowl, there is a fantastic Roswell facility which dog owners should check out. It took several years to develop, but Carroll Hargrove and Elaine Mayfield did a masterful job. With support fr om the Rio Pecos Kennel Club and the Chaves County Veterinary Association, this wonderful dog park was built recently and we as citizens can be proud of it. With an area for large dogs and another for those 25 pounds or less, it is open fr om 5 a.m. until 11 p.m. Your dog can run and run and run! You’ll both be happy.

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Above: Gary Sprencker, at right, jokes with Roswell Kiwanis Club President Ed David on Tuesday. Sprencker received a Legion of Honor award for his more than 25 years of service to the Kiwanis. Below: David also presents club member Greg Nibert with a Legion of Honor award for his more than 25 years of service.


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This image provided by China's State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense shows a floating object seen at sea next to the descriptor which was added by the source.

Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

BELBEK AIR BASE, Crimea (AP) — Ukraine’s armed forces took what may prove to be one of their final stands Saturday in Crimea, as pro-Russian forces stormed and seized control of an air force base amid a barrage of gunfire and explosions. A tense blockade of the Belbek air base base that has endured for more than a week looked set for an inevitable culmination following the seizure of one Ukrainianheld military facility after another in recent days. It was the last major Ukrainian military facility in Crimea to fall into the hands of pro-Russian forces. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry hasn’t provided details of how many bases it still controls on the peninsula. Crimea residents voted last week to secede from Ukraine and join Russia — a process that was formalized this week with the blessing of President Vladimir Putin. The vote, which was held under condition akin to martial law under the gaze of apparently Moscow-led militia forces, has been rejected as illegitimate by the international community. The assault on the Belbek base mirrored events at other Ukrainian-held military facilities on the peninsula in recent days. In footage provided by the Ukrainian Defense ministry, a Russian-made BTR-80 armored personnel carrier could be seen smashing open a front gate at Belbek, a base across the bay from the port city of Sevastopol. APCs crashed through walls at two other locations and were followed by armed personnel, who advanced in crouching position as they secured the area. Four BTR80s were involved in the assault, Ukrainian officials said. Ukrainian troops offered no resistance. Later, a separate motley group arrived at the scene. The crowd appeared to be made up of professional soldiers, members of a recently-formed militia unit and Cossacks. The cause of the explosions wasn’t

immediately clear, although Ukrainian officials said they were stun grenades used to disperse any potential resistance. Two ambulances arrived and then departed shortly after. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said one reporter and a Ukrainian soldier were injured in the raid. After the takeover, Belbek base commander Col. Yuliy Mamchur called together his men, who sang the Ukrainian national anthem and then stood at ease. He then told his men to put their weapons in the base’s armory. A few hours before, Mamchur attended a wedding between two lieutenants serving at Belbek. Soldiers drank champagne and toasted the couple, despite the looming threat of a raid on the base. Earlier, a crowd stormed the Novofedorivka base, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Crimea’s capital, Simferopol, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said. Ukrainian television station TSN said troops inside the base hurled smoke grenades in an attempt to disperse groups of burly young men attempting to break through the front gates. There were conflicting reports about whether the base was eventually taken over. The Russian Defense Ministry says that as of late Friday, less than 2,000 of 18,000 Ukrainian servicemen in Crimea had “expressed a desire to leave for Ukraine.” The ministry, however, stopped short of saying the remainder of the troops would serve in the Russian army. No similar information has been forthcoming from Ukraine’s authorities, who have been criticized by servicemen marooned in Crimea, some of whom have complained to media that they have been given no clear instructions on what they should be doing. Elsewhere, more than 5,000 pro-Russia residents of a major city in Ukraine’s east demonstrated in favor of holding a referendum similar to the one carried out in Crimea.

LUMPUR, KUALA Malaysia (AP) — Search planes headed back out to a desolate patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday in hopes of finding answers to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, after China released a satellite image showing a large object floating in the search zone. The object, which appeared to be 22 meters (72 feet) by 13 meters (43 feet), was captured by satellite on Tuesday in a location that falls within the search zone that planes and ships have been crisscrossing since similar images from another satellite emerged earlier in the week. But of ficials have found no trace of it. Australian Maritime Safety Authority spokeswoman Andrea HaywardMaher said she did not know whether the precise coordinates of the location had been searched, but said officials would use the information to refine the search area on Sunday. The maritime authority,

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which is overseeing the search in the region, said a civil aircraft reported seeing a number of small objects in the 36,000square-kilometer (14,000square-mile) area on Saturday, including a wooden pallet, but a New Zealand military plane diverted to the location found only clumps of seaweed. The agency said in a statement that searchers would keep trying to deter mine whether the objects are related to the lost plane. Despite the frustrating lack of answers, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Sunday suggested the sightings were a positive development. “Obviously we have now had a number of very credible leads and there is increasing hope — no more than hope, no more than hope — that we might be on the road to discovering what did happen to this ill-fated aircraft,” Abbott told reporters in Papua New Guinea. Three planes left a base near Perth in western Aus-

tralia early Sunday to make the four-hour journey out to the search region, Hayward-Maher said. A total of eight aircraft will be involved Sunday, along with the HMAS Success, an Australian navy supply ship, she said.

A cold front was forecast to move through the region later Sunday, which could bring clouds and wind, further hampering efforts to locate the plane.

The latest satellite image is another clue in the baffling search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which dropped off air traffic control screens March 8 over the Gulf of Thailand with 239 people on board.

After about a week of confusion, Malaysian authorities said pings sent by the Boeing 777-200 for several hours after it disappeared indicated that the plane ended up in one of two huge arcs: a norther n corridor stretching from Malaysia to Central Asia, or a southern corridor that stretches toward Antarctica.

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Clayton 47/32

Raton 48/25

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Santa Fe 56/33

Gallup 60/25

Tucumcari 52/35

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Texas city pays to end negotiations with Nugent LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — An East Texas city paid $16,250 to end contract negotiations with controversial rocker Ted Nugent, who was under consideration as the headliner for Longview’s Fourth of July celebration. Longview’s payof f last month came after Nugent’s earlier comments and song lyrics became an issue during a campaign swing with Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott. In January, Nugent called President Barack Obama a “subhuman mongrel.” The comments resurfaced when Nugent cam-

paigned in February with Abbott, who said he did not endorse such language. City spokesman Shawn Hara told the Longview News-Journal that the consurrounding troversy Nugent was just one factor that led the city to call off negotiations. The amount paid was about half Nugent’s performance fee. “(There were) a variety of reasons. Cost, structure, is it the right musical act for this type of event — a citysponsored, family-oriented overall event,” Hara said. “They decided no, we don’t want to move forward, it is

Rep: Bronchitis sidelines Gregg Allman for shows NEW YORK (AP) — Bronchitis has sidelined Gregg Allman for at least two dates of the Allman Brothers Band’s annual shows at the Beacon Theatre, but his rep says the musician hopes to return to the stage in a few days. Allman was forced to sit out shows Friday and Saturday. Michael Lehman says Allman is under a doctor’s care and is doing better and intends to return for the group’s final four shows over the next week. Lehman says the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer had been feeling fine up until the illness; the 66-year-old has had health issues in the past, including a 2010 liver transplant.

The band is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year. Its annual run at the Beacon started March 7 and wraps up March 29.

not the right act for this. At that point we decided to end discussions.” Mayor Jay Dean said Nugent’s act didn’t fit with the family-oriented program the city wanted. Keith Rothra, outgoing chair man of the Gregg County Republican Party, said he didn’t buy the

city’s explanation that Nugent’s comments were just one of several reasons they broke off talks. “We have paid $16,000 to Ted Nugent for political correctness,” he said. Abbott did not back away from inviting Nugent to campaign, but said he believed Nugent had recog-

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nized his language was wrong. His Democratic opponent, Wendy Davis, called his decision to campaign with Nugent “repulsive.” Nugent apologized after Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky disavowed the remark about Obama.

Perry had Nugent perform at his inauguration in 2007. Nugent has also made comments in the past suggesting that immigrants in the country illegally should be treated like “indentured servants” until they earn citizenship.


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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dayton coach Archie Miller almost didn’t want to look. Syracuse star freshman point guard Tyler Ennis was open at the top of the key with 2 seconds left and the Flyers holding a two-point lead. When Ennis’ attempt to win the game clanged harmlessly off the rim, Dayton had a victory it had been chasing for thr ee decades. “We have a good program with great tradition,” Miller said Saturday night after Dayton defeated Syracuse 55-53 in the NCAA tournament to reach the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years. “Now, we have the ability to build, and

that’s what it’s all about.” Ennis had beaten Pittsburgh last month with a 40-foot shot at the buzzer, so he had the confidence to try again, even though Syracuse had missed all nine attempts fr om behind the ar c against the pesky Flyers. “The last shot was a great shot. It was the right play,” Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said. “A chance to win the game. You don’t have enough time to get to the basket. I have no problem with that shot.” Neither did the 35-year -old Miller, though he probably aged just a little bit while the ball was in the air.

“That thing was on line and he went for the win,” Miller said. “The thing that went through my head was the game at Pitt, when I saw that highlight 7,000 times when he banged the 3. I thought he was going to go to the basket. When I saw him raise up, I didn’t feel good about it. But Buffalo’s been good to us these last couple of days on the buzzer shots.” It sure has. Vee Sanford’s basket with 3.8 seconds left was the margin of victory in Dayton’s one-point win over in-state rival Ohio State on Thursday. After that game, the

Texico downs Dexter in final

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NMMI’s Gavin Maloney, left, beats out a throw at first for an infield single during his team’s win over Tucumcari, Saturday.


DEXTER — NMMI baseball coach Charlie Ward often stresses the importance of two-out hitting. His team did plenty of that on Saturday, rolling past Tucumcari 16-4 to take third at the 16th annual Hal Bogle Tournament. “That’s what we tried to improve after the (second) day, the mental toughness,” Ward said after the win. “We finally did some of that, clutch hitting and better baserunning. Our first two days of baserunning was horrible.

“That’s some progress. That’s promise. We took advantage of some of their mistakes. I’m just glad we got the ‘W.’” NMMI (4-1) had full control of the game in the early going, scoring twice in the second, third and fourth innings to build a 6-0 lead. In the second, Ben Morgan scored on a throwing error and Gavin Maloney scored on a fielder’s choice to give the Colts a 2-0 advantage. In the third, Daniel Zaragoza scored on a wild pitch and Hayden


— MONDAY, MARCH 24 — • Gateway Chr. at Melrose, 3 p.m. • Portales at Roswell (DH), 4 p.m. PREP BASEBALL

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DEXTER — Things were going well for Dexter. Starting pitcher Jacob Sanchez was keeping Texico hitters off balance and, when the Wolverines put the ball in play, Dexter’s defense put them out. Then a bobbled ground ball turned into another error and before the Demons knew it, a 10 lead had transformed into a 41 deficit. Texico never looked back after its four-run third as the Wolverines beat Dexter 11-1 on Saturday in the championship game of the 16th annual Hal Bogle Tournament. After keeping the Wolverines scoreless in the top of the first, Dexter took the lead in the home half of the inning. With two outs, Dominic Lomeli ripped a double into the gap in left and he scored on a throwing error, giving the Demons a 1-0 lead. Texico took control of the game in the fourth. Jesus Maldonado led off the Wolverine third with a grounder to short, but Ramiro Robles couldn’t handle it, allowing Maldonado to reach. Maldonado was forced out at

SPOTLIGHT 1939 — Long Island University finishes the season undefeated after a 44-32 victory over Loyola of Chicago in the NIT championship. 1948 — Alex Groza and Ralph Beard combine for 26 points to lead Kentucky to a 58-42 win over Baylor in the NCAA basketball championship. 1956 — Bill Russell leads San Francisco to an 8371 victory over Iowa in the NCAA championship. 1968 — Lew Alcindor scores 34 points to lead

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Dexter’s Mario Contreras, right, slides safely into second during the Demons’ loss to Texico in the championship game of the 16th annual Hal Bogle Tournament, Saturday.

second on a grounder by Miguel Reyna, but a throwing error put Reyna on second. John Myers plated Reyna with a single to left and advanced to third on a throwing error. Following a walk, Texico put on a double steal, which pushed across Reyna. Dexter had another error to put runners at the corners and Josh Tredway made it 3-1 with a sacrifice fly. The Demons appeared to get


out of the inning when Sanchez got Joseph Sena to swing and miss on a third strike, but the ball was dropped and the throw to first was wide. The error allowed another run to score, giving the Wolverines a 4-1 lead. Dexter coach Archie Duran said that his team made too many errors. “We made a bunch of errors behind Jacob. Jacob is barely See DEXTER, Page B3


ON THIS DAY IN ... UCLA to a 78-55 win over North Carolina in the NCAA basketball championship. 1974 — N.C. State ends UCLA’s streak of seven national championships with an 80-77 victory in double overtime of the NCAA tournament semifinals. David Thompson leads the Wolfpack with 28 points and 10 rebounds, while teammate Tom Burleson scores 20 and pulls down 14 rebounds. 1991 — London beats Frankfurt 24-11 in the first

World League of American Football game. 1996 — Michelle Kwan caps a near-perfect season by winning the women’s title in the World Figure Skating Championships for the United States’ first singles sweep since 1986. 1997 — Laura Davies becomes the first LPGA player to win the same tournament four consecutive years, holing a 3-foot par putt on the first hole of a playoff with Kelly Robbins in the Standard Register Ping.

B2 Sunday, March 23, 2014 College football

Navy RB collapses on field during spring practice

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A freshman running back on the Navy football team collapsed during spring practice Saturday morning and was airlifted to a hospital. Will McKamey was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Unit, according to a Navy official. He was receiving medical care Saturday night. McKamey, a member of the Third Company at the Naval Academy, is a 2013 graduate of Grace Christian Academy in Tennessee. He was an All-State selection and was named Mr. Football for the state of Tennessee as a senior. According to statement released by the school, “The entire Naval Academy family is shaken by this turn of events and we are providing all the support we can to Will and his family.”

Feds want documents in Michigan Title IX probe

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The government is requesting documents from the University of Michigan as it looks into how the school responded to a reported violation of its sexual misconduct policy by a football player. The Blade of Toledo, Ohio, reports Saturday it obtained a notification letter through a Freedom of Information Act request. In it, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights notifies Michigan of allegations of sexual discrimination in its failure to promptly respond to the alleged rape of a female student. The letter requests documentation of complaints of sexual harassment to the university from 2011-12 to the 2013-14 school years. Ex-kicker Brendan Gibbons was expelled in December for violating the school’s sexual misconduct policy. University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald has said Michigan will fully cooperate with the investigation.

Horse racing

Allegations of racehorse abuse being investigated

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Racing Hall of Fame-nominated trainer Steve Asmussen and his top assistant are being investigated by thoroughbred racing regulators in New York and Kentucky after an animal rights group alleged they mistreated horses. The investigations were launched after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals provided video evidence from an undercover investigation of Asmussen and some of his associates, the states’ racing commissions said Thursday. Scott Palmer, the equine medical director of the New York state Office of Veterinary Affairs, who’s assisting in the Gaming Commission investigation, said: “The behavior depicted in the undercover video and supporting materials is disturbing and disgusting.” On its website, PETA said its investigator worked for Asmussen at Churchill Downs and the Saratoga Race Course last summer and documented overuse of painmasking drugs to push horses beyond the point of physical exhaustion. PETA also accused Asmussen and his top assistant, Scott Blasi, of administering drugs to horses for nontherapeutic purposes to boost performance, forcing injured horses to train and race and having one of their jockeys use an electric shocker to make horses run faster. Tulsa, Okla., attorney Clark Brewster, who represents Asmussen and Blasi, told The New York Times the men will reserve comment until they’ve had time to fully review the accusations and would then respond factually. There was no answer Thursday at Asmussen’s office in Arlington, Texas. “The allegations and footage provided by PETA are extremely troubling, and we are fully investigating the matter,” said Robert Williams, acting executive director of the New York Gaming Commission. “PETA has offered to assist the commission in its investigation, and we welcome such cooperation.” Kentucky Horse Racing The Commission issued a statement saying it would “conduct a thorough investigation of these allegations and take appropriate steps once that investigation is concluded.” Asmussen ranks second among trainers in career racing victories, with more than 6,700. He has earned more than $214 million in purses and is among 10 finalists named earlier this month to the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame ballot, results of which will be announced April 25. Asmussen has two Eclipse Awards as the nation’s leading trainer. He trained Curlin to Horse of the Year honors in 2007 and 2008 and Rachel Alexandra to Horse of the Year in 2009. Asmussen served a six-month suspension in 2006 after a filly he trained tested 750 times over the legal limit in Louisiana for a local anesthetic used to deaden pain in a horse’s legs so it will continue to run. He turned the operation over to Blasi during that time. The Times was first to report the PETA investigation.


JTBC Founders Cup Scores By The Associated Press Saturday At JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Wildfire Golf Club Course Phoenix Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,583; Par: 72 Third Round Lydia Ko . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-66-67— 200 Jessica Korda . . . . . . . . . .69-66-66— 201 Mirim Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . .64-67-70— 201 Sun Young Yoo . . . . . . . . .69-65-68— 202 Azahara Munoz . . . . . . . . .68-71-64— 203 Michelle Wie . . . . . . . . . . .66-70-67— 203 Amy Yang . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-69-67— 203 Chella Choi . . . . . . . . . . . .69-66-68— 203 So Yeon Ryu . . . . . . . . . . .68-67-68— 203 Paula Creamer . . . . . . . . .70-70-64— 204 Stacy Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . .66-71-67— 204 Morgan Pressel . . . . . . . . .65-72-67— 204 Cristie Kerr . . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-63— 205 Laura Davies . . . . . . . . . . .68-71-66— 205 Jaye Marie Green . . . . . . .70-68-67— 205 Pornanong Phatlum . . . . .67-71-67— 205 Lexi Thompson . . . . . . . . .69-69-67— 205 Lizette Salas . . . . . . . . . . .69-67-69— 205 Inbee Park . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-69-70— 205 Gerina Piller . . . . . . . . . . .66-73-67— 206 Candie Kung . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-68— 206 Karrie Webb . . . . . . . . . . .66-71-69— 206 Hee Kyung Seo . . . . . . . . .71-71-65— 207 Caroline Masson . . . . . . . .70-71-66— 207 Hannah Jun Medlock . . . .72-68-67— 207 Mika Miyazato . . . . . . . . . .68-71-68— 207 Belen Mozo . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-69— 207 Hee Young Park . . . . . . . .73-65-69— 207 Jodi Ewart Shadoff . . . . . .67-69-71— 207 Jenny Suh . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-66— 208 Ilhee Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-67— 208 Ji Young Oh . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-69— 208 Heather Bowie Young . . . .68-70-70— 208 Shanshan Feng . . . . . . . . .71-70-68— 209 Brittany Lang . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-68— 209 Erica Popson . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-68— 209 Mina Harigae . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-69— 209 P.K. Kongkraphan . . . . . . .70-70-69— 209 Lindsey Wright . . . . . . . . .69-71-69— 209 Mo Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-71-71— 209 Haru Nomura . . . . . . . . . .67-71-71— 209 Tiffany Joh . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-68— 210 Sandra Gal . . . . . . . . . . . .72-69-69— 210 Jennifer Johnson . . . . . . . .68-73-69— 210 Katie Futcher . . . . . . . . . . .68-72-70— 210 Karine Icher . . . . . . . . . . . .72-68-70— 210 Jennifer Kirby . . . . . . . . . .69-71-70— 210 Suzann Pettersen . . . . . . .68-72-70— 210 Dewi Claire Schreefel . . . .70-70-70— 210 Jenny Shin . . . . . . . . . . . .68-71-71— 210 Line Vedel . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-69-71— 210


Eun-Hee Ji . . . . . . . . . . . .66-70-74— Moriya Jutanugarn . . . . . .70-72-69— Marina Alex . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-70— Seon Hwa Lee . . . . . . . . .72-69-70— Hee-Won Han . . . . . . . . . .68-72-71— Ai Miyazato . . . . . . . . . . . .71-69-71— Meena Lee . . . . . . . . . . . .68-71-72— Victoria Elizabeth . . . . . . .71-67-73— Pernilla Lindberg . . . . . . . .66-72-73— Julieta Granada . . . . . . . . .72-70-70— Christina Kim . . . . . . . . . . .69-73-70— I.K. Kim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-74-71— Ayako Uehara . . . . . . . . . .69-72-71— Nicole Castrale . . . . . . . . .71-69-72— Becky Morgan . . . . . . . . . .73-66-73— Se Ri Pak . . . . . . . . . . . . .75-66-72— Kristy McPherson . . . . . . .69-71-73— Sarah Jane Smith . . . . . . .69-69-75— Alison Walshe . . . . . . . . . .68-74-72— Alex Stewart . . . . . . . . . . .72-68-74— Anna Nordqvist . . . . . . . . .72-66-76— Catriona Matthew . . . . . . .66-74-75— Jeong Jang . . . . . . . . . . . .72-68-76—


Major League Baseball Spring Training Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain AMERICAN LEAGUE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 New York . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Kansas City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7

NATIONAL LEAGUE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 San Francisco . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 New York . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 San Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

210 211 211 211 211 211 211 211 211 212 212 212 212 212 212 213 213 213 214 214 214 215 216

L 5 6 7 9 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 12 14 14 14

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L 9 9 9 9 10 11 12 13 10 14 15 10 12 16 15

Pct .625 .609 .571 .550 .545 .522 .500 .480 .474 .440 .423 .375 .368 .360 .286

Friday’s Games Detroit 3, Atlanta (ss) 0 St. Louis 2, Washington 0 Philadelphia 2, Boston 2, tie, 10 innings Miami 7, Houston 2 Toronto 5, Tampa Bay 0 N.Y. Mets 9, Minnesota 1 Baltimore 8, Atlanta (ss) 0 Texas 7, Milwaukee 5 L.A. Angels 7, Kansas City (ss) 3 Cincinnati 9, Kansas City (ss) 3 Chicago Cubs 7, Chicago White Sox 0 Cleveland 14, Colorado 3 N.Y. Yankees 4, Pittsburgh 0 San Francisco 3, Oakland 0 San Diego 7, Seattle 2 Saturday’s Games Toronto 9, Detroit 4 N.Y. Mets 10, Miami (ss) 2 Washington 6, Miami (ss) 5 Atlanta 6, Boston 3 St. Louis 5, Houston 2 Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 3, tie, 10 innings N.Y. Yankees 5, Minnesota 4 Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 3 San Diego 3, Chicago White Sox (ss) 3, tie L.A. Angels 9, Milwaukee 6 Colorado (ss) 14, Cleveland 6 Oakland 6, Seattle (ss) 5 Kansas City 8, Texas 4 Cincinnati 8, Chicago Cubs 3 San Francisco 8, Chicago White Sox (ss) 5 Colorado (ss) 4, Seattle (ss) 3 Sunday’s Games Toronto vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Miami vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Houston vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 11:05 a.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Minnesota vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Tampa Bay vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Milwaukee vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Oakland (ss) vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Oakland (ss) at Phoenix, 2:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 2:10 p.m. Monday’s Games Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Philadelphia vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Detroit vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Washington vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Boston vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 11:05 a.m. St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 11:10 a.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Oakland vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 2:10 p.m. Houston vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 4:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 8:05 p.m.


National Basketball Association At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .38 30 .559 Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . .36 31 .537 New York . . . . . . . . . .29 40 .420 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .23 47 .329 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .15 55 .214 Southeast Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct x-Miami . . . . . . . . . . .47 21 .691 Washington . . . . . . . .36 33 .522 Charlotte . . . . . . . . . .34 36 .486 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .31 36 .463 Orlando . . . . . . . . . . .19 51 .271 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct x-Indiana . . . . . . . . . .51 19 .729 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .39 31 .557 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .26 44 .371 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .25 44 .362 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .13 56 .188 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L San Antonio . . . . . . . .53 16 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .47 22 Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 28 Memphis . . . . . . . . . .41 28 New Orleans . . . . . . .29 40 Northwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Oklahoma City . . . . . .51 18 Portland . . . . . . . . . . .45 25 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .34 33 Denver . . . . . . . . . . . .31 38

GB — 1 1⁄2 1 9 ⁄2 16 24

GB — 11 1⁄2 14 15 1⁄2 29

GB — 12 25 25 1⁄2 1 37 ⁄2

Pct GB .768 — .681 6 .600 11 1⁄2 .594 12 .420 24

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Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 47 .329 28 1⁄2 Pacific Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct GB — L.A. Clippers . . . . . . .49 21 .700 Golden State . . . . . . .44 27 .620 5 1⁄2 1 Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . .40 29 .580 8 ⁄2 Sacramento . . . . . . . .24 45 .348 24 1⁄2 26 L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . .22 46 .324 x-clinched playoff spot

Friday’s Games Indiana 91, Chicago 79 New York 93, Philadelphia 92 Oklahoma City 119, Toronto 118,2OT Brooklyn 114, Boston 98 Miami 91, Memphis 86 New Orleans 111, Atlanta 105 Dallas 122, Denver 106 Phoenix 98, Detroit 92 San Antonio 99, Sacramento 79 Washington 117, L.A. Lakers 107 Saturday’s Games Charlotte 124, Portland 94 Houston 118, Cleveland 111 Chicago 91, Philadelphia 81 Memphis 82, Indiana 71 New Orleans 105, Miami 95 Utah 89, Orlando 88 San Antonio 99, Golden State 90 L.A. Clippers 112, Detroit 103 Sunday’s Games Atlanta at Toronto, 11 a.m. Phoenix at Minnesota, 1:30 p.m. Washington at Denver, 3 p.m. Milwaukee at Sacramento, 4 p.m. Brooklyn at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Cleveland at New York, 5:30 p.m. Orlando at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m. Monday’s Games Houston at Charlotte, 5 p.m. Portland at Miami, 5:30 p.m. Phoenix at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. Indiana at Chicago, 6 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m. Minnesota at Memphis, 6 p.m. Brooklyn at New Orleans, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at San Antonio, 6:30 p.m. Detroit at Utah, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m.

NBA Capsules

CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers’ long losing streak continued and so did their march toward the wrong kind of record. Joakim Noah finished with 20 points, Jimmy Butler scored 17, and the Chicago Bulls handed Philadelphia its 24th straight loss, winning 91-81 Saturday night and sending the 76ers within two of the NBA record. The Sixers moved ahead of the Vancouver Grizzlies (1995-96), Denver Nuggets (1997-98) and Charlotte Bobcats (2011-12) for the second-longest, singleseason losing streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers dropped 26 during the 2010-11 season, and Philadelphia would have to pull off an upset to avoid tying that. The next two games are at San Antonio and Houston. Drop them, and the Sixers could set the record at home against Detroit on March 29, particularly if they continue to shoot like this from the outside. They missed their first 18 3-pointers before Byron Mullens made one early in the fourth and were 1 of 20 in the game. Pelicans 105, Heat 95 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 30 points, 11 rebounds and three steals, and New Orleans handed struggling Miami its seventh loss in 11 games. LeBron James twisted his right ankle while stepping on Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans’ foot during a drive to the hoop late in the third quarter, but remained in the game and finished with 25 points, nine assists and eight rebounds. It was not enough for Miami, which gave guard Dwyane Wade and center Greg Oden the night off following Friday’s victory at Memphis. Pelicans guard Eric Gordon also sat out with a sore left knee, but New Orleans got 14 points from Evans, 12 from Al-Farouq Aminu and 11 from Luke Babbitt.

Grizzlies 82, Pacers 71 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley scored 21 points, Zach Randolph added 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Memphis held Indiana to its lowest point total of the season. Mike Miller added 13 points as Memphis won for the seventh time in nine games and maintained its hold on the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Marc Gasol, returning after spraining his ankle Friday night, had 10 points and nine rebounds. Lance Stephenson led the Pacers with 15 points and eight rebounds, while David West added 10 points, but was 5 of 15 from the field. Paul George, the Pacers’ leading scorer at 22.1 points per game, was held to eight points, missing eight of his 10 shots, and Indiana shot 37 percent for the game.

Rockets 118, Cavaliers 111 CLEVELAND (AP) — James Harden scored 37 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and Houston led from wire-to-wire in a victory over Cleveland. Harden was 9 of 15 from the field, hit five 3-pointers, made all 14 of his free throws and had 11 assists without playing the fourth quarter after Houston built a 29point lead late in the third. Rockets center Dwight Howard missed his third straight game with a sore left ankle, but Houston is undefeated in the eight-time All-Star’s absence. Cleveland has lost four straight and played again without point guard Kyrie Irving, who has been sidelined for three games with a strained left biceps. Dion Waiters led Cleveland with 26 points. Tyler Zeller added a career-high 23 points for the Cavaliers, who also played without forward Luol Deng (sprained left ankle).

Bobcats 124, Trail Blazers 94 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson scored 28 points and two others finished with more than 20 as Charlotte routed Portland. Kemba Walker added 26 points, Gerald Henderson had 23 and Chris DouglasRoberts 11 for the Bobcats, who finished with their highest-scoring game and mostlopsided victory in snapping a two-game losing streak. Damian Lillard scored 20 points, Dorell Wright added 17 and Wesley Matthews 15 for the Trail Blazers, who trailed by as many as 34 points late in the second half in their worst loss this season. Charlotte shot 52 percent from the field (49 of 94), outscored Portland in the paint 54-32 and held a 50-36 rebounding advantage over the Trail Blazers, who had won their last four games against the Bobcats.

Clippers 112, Pistons 103 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Paul had 28 points and 15 assists, Blake Griffin



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added 25 points, and Los Angeles beat Detroit to extend the Pistons’ losing streak to five games. The Clippers, coming off a 110-100 loss at Denver that ended their 11-game overall winning streak, shot 54 percent from the field and improved to 24-1 when finishing at 50 percent or better. DeAndre Jordan had 12 rebounds for the Pacific Division leaders, who have had at least one player with double-digit rebounds in a franchise-record 46 consecutive games. The previous mark was 44, by the 1977 Buffalo Braves. Jonas Jerebko had 22 points and nine rebounds off the bench for the Pistons.

Spurs 99, Warriors 90 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tony Parker had 20 points and five assists, Danny Green scored 18 points and short-handed San Antonio outlasted Golden State for its 13th straight victory. Tiago Splitter added 17 points and 14 rebounds as the NBA-leading Spurs (5316) pulled away with an 11-0 run early in the fourth quarter. San Antonio, riding its longest winning streak in six years, is two games ahead of Oklahoma City for the top playoff seed in the Western Conference. The Spurs did it even while resting stars Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili. They are 3-0 against Golden State this season, including two wins in Oakland without their regulars, after eliminating the Warriors in the second round of the playoffs last year. Stephen Curry scored 20 points to go with six assists and six rebounds, and Andrew Bogut grabbed 17 boards as the Warriors head into a five-day break on a sour note.

Jazz 89, Magic 88 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Burke scored 17 points, including a high-arcing 3pointer with 1.6 seconds remaining, to push Utah past Orlando. With the Jazz trailing 88-86, Gordon Hayward dribbled through the center of the Magic defense and found Burke in the corner. The big shot snapped Utah’s six-game losing streak and extended Orlando’s skid to eight games. Down the stretch, the game turned into a battle between Burke and Victor Oladipo, two rookies drafted in the top 10 of last summer’s draft. Oladipo, the second selection, scored 19 points for the Magic. He made a jumper and then added two free throws with 21 seconds to play to give Orlando an 85-82 lead.


Jets sign Vick to challenge Smith for QB job

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Vick is in for the New York Jets. Mark Sanchez is out. And, the stage is set for one hot quarterback competition this summer with Geno Smith. The Jets signed the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to a oneyear deal Friday, and released Sanchez, the one-time face of the franchise. “Anywhere I go, or any team, I’m always going to compete for the No. 1 spot,” Vick said during a conference call. “And I will encourage any other quarterback behind me or in front of me to always compete for their job, for the No. 1 spot. “That’s how champions are made.” Vick will present a real challenge to Smith, who played well down the stretch of his rookie season, but finished with 12 touchdowns and 21 interceptions. The Jets, however, never labeled Smith their starter entering the offseason — and last year’s second-round draft pick will have his work cut out during training camp if he intends to be under center in Week 1 this season. “As of right now,” Vick said, “Geno’s the starting quarterback of this football team.” But, Vick also made it clear that he still envisions himself as a starting-caliber player. “I wouldn’t say I would necessarily be OK with sitting on the bench all year,” Vick said. “But, I know what I signed up for and I know what I came to New York to do.” That means competing with Smith, helping the youngster along and getting better himself. “At the end of the day,” Vick said of however things turn out, “I’ll be content with it.” Vick was a free agent after spending the last five seasons with the Eagles. He will be reunited with Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, who helped the quarterback have the best season of his career in Philadelphia in 2010. Vick was plagued by injuries the last three years and lost the starting job last year to Nick Foles. Vick was still considered the top quarterback available in the offseason freeagent class. Vick said he was sold on the Jets because he enjoyed the idea of reuniting with Mornhinweg and playing for coach Rex Ryan, an opportunity he welcomed. “I love competition and I love football,” Vick said. “And, I feel I have a lot of football left to play.” Vick, who had a solid start in Chip Kelly’s up-tempo offense, injured a hamstring in Week 5 last season. He was


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Sunday, March 23 AUTO RACING 1 p.m. FOX — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Auto Club 400, at Fontana, Calif. GOLF 10:30 a.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Arnold Palmer Invitational, final round, at Orlando, Fla. Noon NBC — PGA Tour, Arnold Palmer Invitational, final round, at Orlando, Fla. 3 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, final round, at Saucier, Miss. 5 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Founders Cup, final round, at Phoenix MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2 p.m. WGN — Preseason, Chicago Cubs vs. Oakland, at Phoenix MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 9 a.m. ESPN — NIT, second round, Illinois at Clemson 10 a.m. CBS — NCAA Division I tournament, third round, teams and site TBD 12:30 p.m. CBS — NCAA Division I tournament, third round, teams and site TBD 3 p.m. CBS — NCAA Division I tournament, third round, teams and site TBD ESPNU — NIT, second round, Southern Miss at Missouri 4 p.m. TNT — NCAA Division I tournament, third round, teams and site TBD

Roswell Daily Record replaced by Foles, who led the Eagles to the NFC East title and was selected the Pro Bowl MVP. Despite losing the starting gig, Vick was praised by Kelly and team officials for being a leader in the locker room and maintaining an outstanding relationship with Foles while helping him through his second NFL season. “I really enjoyed getting to know him over the last five years,” Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said in a statement in which he thanked Vick. “He always represented our team with a tremendous amount of class.” Vick thanked the Eagles, their fans and the city of Philadelphia in an open letter posted on The Philadelphia Inquirer’s website. “I was honored to be their quarterback and took the privilege to heart every day,” he wrote. The move by the Jets is reminiscent of the headline-making trade they made in 2008, when they acquired an unretired Brett Favre — but as their unquestioned starter. The Vick signing also came two years to the day that the Jets made the surprising move to trade for Tim Tebow. Vick, a four-time Pro Bowl selection who will be 34 in June, was once considered the most dynamic player in the NFL, particularly during his first six NFL seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. His playing career was abruptly halted for two seasons in 2007 when he pleaded guilty to being part of a dog fighting ring. He served 21 months in federal prison, and two more in home confinement. Since his release in 2009, Vick has worked with the Humane Society of the United States to help stop organized animal fighting. The move drew mixed reviews by Jets fans on Twitter and message boards, but that didn’t concern Vick. “I appreciate all the Jets fans who appreciate me and accept me for who I am and what I’ve become, not for what I’ve done,” Vick said. “Right now, my past is irrelevant.” Sanchez’s release came as no surprise, but completes a stunning downfall for the quarterback who once drew comparisons to Joe Namath after helping lead the Jets to consecutive AFC title games in 2009 and 2010. He struggled with consistency after that, and spent last season on injured reserve after tearing the labrum in his right shoulder in a preseason game. Sanchez had three years remaining on his contract, but his $13.1 million salary cap number for next season — and $2 million roster bonus due Tuesday — made it unlikely the team would keep him at that amount. Needing another veteran to push Smith, the Jets set their sights on Vick as soon as free agency began last week. “I came to New York to play football,” Vick said. “That’s what I came to New York to do. I came to New York to play football. As long as I have a uniform on, I’m good.”


National Hockey League At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division . . . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Pts GF GA x-Boston . . . . .71 49 17 5 103 229 151 Tampa Bay . . .71 39 24 8 86 211 189 Montreal . . . . .72 39 26 7 85 186 183 Toronto . . . . . .72 36 28 8 80 211 223 Detroit . . . . . . .70 33 24 13 79 186 196 Ottawa . . . . . .70 28 29 13 69 199 237 Florida . . . . . . .71 26 37 8 60 173 229 Buffalo . . . . . . .70 20 42 8 48 136 206 Metropolitan Division . . . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh . . . .70 46 19 5 97 222 176 Philadelphia . .70 38 25 7 83 203 198 N.Y. Rangers .72 39 29 4 82 190 175 Washington . . .72 34 27 11 79 208 213 Columbus . . . .70 36 28 6 78 200 192 New Jersey . . .71 30 28 13 73 172 185 Carolina . . . . .71 31 31 9 71 177 200 N.Y. Islanders .70 26 35 9 61 195 239

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis . . . . .70 47 16 7 101 227 160 Chicago . . . . . .71 41 15 15 97 240 184 Colorado . . . . .71 44 21 6 94 216 194 Minnesota . . . .71 36 24 11 83 176 175 Dallas . . . . . . .70 33 26 11 77 199 202 Winnipeg . . . . .72 32 31 9 73 201 211 Nashville . . . . .71 30 31 10 70 171 213 Pacific Division . . . . . . . . . . . .GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose . . . . .72 46 18 8 100 221 173 Anaheim . . . . .70 45 18 7 97 222 178 Los Angeles . .71 40 25 6 86 174 149 Phoenix . . . . . .71 34 26 11 79 196 201 Vancouver . . . .72 32 30 10 74 172 194 Calgary . . . . . .71 29 35 7 65 181 210 Edmonton . . . .72 25 38 9 59 178 236 x-clinched playoff spot

Friday’s Games N.Y. Rangers 3, Columbus 1 Chicago 3, Carolina 2 Boston 2, Colorado 0 Nashville 6, Calgary 5 Saturday’s Games Washington 3, San Jose 2, SO Philadelphia 4, St. Louis 1 Pittsburgh 4, Tampa Bay 3, OT Detroit 3, Minnesota 2 Dallas 3, Ottawa 1 Los Angeles 4, Florida 0 Montreal 4, Toronto 3 N.Y. Rangers 2, New Jersey 0 Carolina 3, Winnipeg 2 Boston 4, Phoenix 2 Calgary 8, Edmonton 1 Sunday’s Games

5 p.m. TBS — NCAA Division I tournament, third round, teams and site TBD 5:30 p.m. TRUTV — NCAA Division I tournament, third round, teams and site TBD 6:30 p.m. TNT — NCAA Division I tournament, third round, teams and site TBD 7:30 p.m. TBS — NCAA Division I tournament, third round, teams and site TBD MOTORSPORTS 12:30 p.m. FS1 — MotoGP World Championship, Grand Prix of Qatar, at Doha, Qatar NHL 5:30 p.m. NBCSN — Minnesota at Detroit SOCCER 7:25 a.m. NBCSN — Premier League, Southampton at Tottenham 10:25 a.m. NBCSN — Premier League, Stoke City at Aston Villa WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 10:30 a.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I tournament, first round, regional coverage, Georgia Tech at LSU; Hampton vs. Michigan State at Chapel Hill, N.C.; Army at Maryland; and Wichita State at Penn State 1 p.m. ESPN — NCAA Division I tournament, first round, regional coverage, Albany vs. West Virginia at Baton Rouge, La.; UT Martin at North Carolina; Pennsylvania vs. Texas at College Park, Md.; and Florida vs. Dayton at State College, Pa. 4:30 p.m. ESPN — NCAA Division I tournament, first round, regional coverage,

Columbus at N.Y. Islanders, 11 a.m. St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 11 a.m. Toronto at New Jersey, 5 p.m. Nashville at Chicago, 5 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. Buffalo at Vancouver, 6 p.m. Florida at Anaheim, 6 p.m. Monday’s Games Phoenix at N.Y. Rangers, 5 p.m. Los Angeles at Philadelphia, 5 p.m. Montreal at Boston, 5:30 p.m. Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 5:30 p.m. Winnipeg at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. San Jose at Calgary, 7 p.m.


Bay Hill Scores By The Associated Press Saturday At Bay Hill Club and Lodge Course Orlando, Fla. Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,419; Par: 72 Third Round a-amateur Adam Scott . . . . . . . . . . . .62-68-71— Keegan Bradley . . . . . . . .71-67-66— Matt Every . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-70-66— Jason Kokrak . . . . . . . . . .67-71-67— Chesson Hadley . . . . . . . .69-68-69— Francesco Molinari . . . . . .67-70-69— Ian Poulter . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-71-69— Ryo Ishikawa . . . . . . . . . . .65-74-70— Morgan Hoffmann . . . . . . .67-71-71— Freddie Jacobson . . . . . . .71-68-70— J.B. Holmes . . . . . . . . . . . .68-69-72— Pat Perez . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-70-70— Erik Compton . . . . . . . . . .72-68-70— Aaron Baddeley . . . . . . . .70-70-70— Matt Jones . . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-69— Henrik Stenson . . . . . . . . .69-73-69— Sam Saunders . . . . . . . . .69-71-71— Charles Howell III . . . . . . .68-71-72— Graeme McDowell . . . . . .68-77-67— Davis Love III . . . . . . . . . .70-73-69— George McNeill . . . . . . . . .71-72-69— Patrick Reed . . . . . . . . . . .69-73-70— Brendan Steele . . . . . . . . .68-74-70— Kevin Na . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-71-71— Trevor Immelman . . . . . . .69-72-71— Kevin Chappell . . . . . . . . .71-70-71— Brandt Snedeker . . . . . . . .67-71-74— Jamie Donaldson . . . . . . .67-71-74— Vijay Singh . . . . . . . . . . . .72-73-68— Retief Goosen . . . . . . . . . .70-75-68— Bryce Molder . . . . . . . . . . .72-72-69— Billy Horschel . . . . . . . . . .70-74-69— Chris Kirk . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-72-72— Stewart Cink . . . . . . . . . . .71-70-72— Padraig Harrington . . . . . .70-70-73— Lucas Glover . . . . . . . . . . .72-74-68— Gary Woodland . . . . . . . . .73-71-70— Charlie Beljan . . . . . . . . . .72-72-70— Russell Knox . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-72— Chris Stroud . . . . . . . . . . .73-69-72— Seung-Yul Noh . . . . . . . . .72-68-74— David Lingmerth . . . . . . . .75-71-69— Sean O’Hair . . . . . . . . . . .71-75-69— Marc Leishman . . . . . . . . .72-74-69— Nicholas Thompson . . . . .71-73-71— Peter Hanson . . . . . . . . . .75-69-71— Brian Davis . . . . . . . . . . . .70-74-71— David Hearn . . . . . . . . . . .70-72-73— Zach Johnson . . . . . . . . . .71-71-73— Harris English . . . . . . . . . .69-71-75— John Merrick . . . . . . . . . . .65-74-76— K.J. Choi . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-76-70— Rod Pampling . . . . . . . . . .73-72-71— a-Zachary Olsen . . . . . . . .73-71-72— Brooks Koepka . . . . . . . . .74-70-72— Danny Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-72-73— Luke Guthrie . . . . . . . . . . .71-71-74— John Senden . . . . . . . . . . .72-74-71— Justin Hicks . . . . . . . . . . . .78-68-71— Camilo Villegas . . . . . . . . .71-73-73— Briny Baird . . . . . . . . . . . .72-71-74— Gonzalo Fdez-Castano . . .66-77-74— Jhonattan Vegas . . . . . . . .70-72-75— Paul Casey . . . . . . . . . . . .67-79-72— Jason Bohn . . . . . . . . . . . .73-73-72— Will MacKenzie . . . . . . . . .71-75-72— Woody Austin . . . . . . . . . .72-71-75— Ryan Moore . . . . . . . . . . .68-72-78— Chad Campbell . . . . . . . . .69-77-73— Greg Owen . . . . . . . . . . . .76-69-74— Michael Putnam . . . . . . . .70-75-74— Lee Janzen . . . . . . . . . . . .72-73-74— Hunter Mahan . . . . . . . . . .70-75-74— Cameron Tringale . . . . . . .70-74-75— Martin Laird . . . . . . . . . . . .71-72-76— Brian Stuard . . . . . . . . . . .72-74-74— Tim Wilkinson . . . . . . . . . .71-74-77—


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Saturday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Released OF Jeff Francoeur. TEXAS RANGERS — Reassigned INF Brent Lillibridge to minor league camp. Released RHP Jose Contreras. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Assigned SS Javier Baez to their minor league camp. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Exercised its 2015 contract option on manager Ron Roenicke. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Released RHP Kameron Loe. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Fined Washington Wizards F Drew Gooden $15,000 for committing an unnecessary act by clamping Los Angeles Lakers forward/guard Nick Young’s arm and attempting to throw him to the floor. HOCKEY National Hockey League DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned RW Teemu Pulkkinen to Grand Rapids (AHL). COLLEGE OHIO STATE — Announced G guard Amedeo Della Valle is leaving the basketball team.

James Madison vs. Gonzaga at College Station, Texas; Idaho vs. Louisville at Iowa City, Iowa; Cal State Northridge vs. South Carolina at Seattle; and Saint Joseph’s vs. Georgia at Storrs, Conn. 6 p.m. ESPN — NCAA Division I tournament, first round, Prairie View at UConn ESPN2 — NCAA Division I tournament, first round, regional coverage, North Dakota at Texas A&M; Marist at Iowa; and Oregon State vs. Middle Tennessee at Seattle

Monday, March 24 COLLEGE BASEBALL 5 p.m. ESPNU — Virginia at Miami MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. ESPN — Preseason, Detroit vs. Pittsburgh, at Bradenton, Fla. MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN — NIT, second round, Georgetown at Florida State 7 p.m. ESPN — NIT, second round, LSU at SMU 9 p.m. ESPN2 — NIT, second round, Arkansas at California NHL HOCKEY 5:30 p.m. NBCSN — Montreal at Boston WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 4:30 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I tournament, second round, teams and site TBD 7 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I tournament, second round, teams and site TBD



Lydia Ko takes lead into Sunday at JTBC Founders Cup

PHOENIX (AP) — There were too many players close behind and too many low scores to be had for Lydia Ko to feel at ease at the top of the JTBC Founders Cup leaderboard. That won’t change the 16-year-old New Zealander’s approach Sunday at Desert Mountain. “I’m just going to play my own game,” Ko said. “If somebody goes crazy low like shooting 10 under, 9 under or whatever, it’s not something I can control.” She shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to reach 16-under 200. Jessica Korda and Mirim Lee were a stroke back, and a dozen players were within four shots on a course that gave up a 63 and two 64s in the third round. “Obviously, there’s going to be some nerves,” Ko said. “Of course, that’s always there.” Ko was 3 under on Wildfire’s Arnold Palmer-designed front nine Saturday after

playing it in even par the first two days. She eagled the par-5 fifth after hitting a 5wood to 7 feet. Ko tapped in for birdie on the par-5 15th after missing an eagle try and took the outright lead with a 10-footer on the par-3 17th. She’s 13 under on the Nick Faldodesigned back nine, where the tournament will be decided. Korda, the winner in the season-opening event in the Bahamas, birdied the final two holes for her second bogey-free 66 in a row. Lee, the leader after each of the first two rounds, bogeyed the 15th and shot 70. Sun Young Yoo, the 2012 Kraft Nabisco winner, was 14 under after a 68. Michelle Wie had a 67 to join Azahara Munoz, So Yeon Ryu, Amy Yang and Chella Choi at 13 under. Creamer had a 64 to match defending champion Stacy Lewis and Morgan Pressel at 12 under.

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Roswell picks up two wins Dodgers win MLB opener CARLSBAD — The Roswell softball team breezed to a pair of victories over Hot Springs on the final day of the Carlsbad Invitational, Saturday. The Coyotes won the first game 20-0 in three innings and the second game 17-0 in three innings. In the first game, MyKaela Olivas led a Roswell offense that produced six firstinning runs, nine second-inning runs and five third-inning runs. Olivas was 3 for 3 with four RBIs and two runs scored. Aleena Hernandez went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and a run scored and Monica Bencomo was 1 for 1 with three runs and two RBIs. Sheyanne Sandoval and Alexis Acevedo each scored three runs for Roswell. Anissa Munoz picked up the win in the circle, striking out four in two innings of work. In the second game, Roswell (5-5) scored 15 times in the second inning and twice more in the third to get the victory. Olivas was again the star, going 3 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Her two RBIs came on a two-run home run in the second. Her twin sister, MyKaya, hit a solo homer in the second and finished 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI. Priscilla Lucero went 3 for 4 with two runs and two RBIs and Sandoval was 2 for 4 with three runs and an RBI. MyKaya Oliva earned the win, striking out two in two innings in the circle.

Prep baseball

Clovis 14, Roswell 2 CLOVIS — The host Wildcats scored five runs in the first inning and scored at least twice in every inning en route to a five-inning victory over Roswell, Saturday. After Clovis went up 5-1 in the first,


Roswell (0-6) scored a run in the second to make it 5-1, but the Wildcats answered with a pair in their half of the second. Clovis scored three in the third and four in the fourth to secure the win. Roswell’s other run came in the third. Brian Espinoza took the loss for the Coyotes, allowing four runs on three hits before being pulled without recording an out. Jeremy Seabrease, Bear Kyser and Espinoza recorded Roswell’s three hits. Niguel Rubio had the team’s lone RBI.

College baseball

Western Okla. St. 4, NMMI 3, 10 inn. ALTUS, Okla. — Western Oklahoma State scored a run with one out in the bottom of the 10th to beat NMMI, Saturday. NMMI, down 3-0, scored three runs in the eighth to forge a tie. Jake Todd scored on a wild pitch, and Brad Blackwell and Caleb Mitchell scored on a twoRBI single by Austin Grier. In the bottom of the 10th, Kyle Goldfarb retired the first batter, but gave up back-to-back singles two the next two Western hitters. Cody Reynolds gave up an RBI single to the first batter he faced, Esteves Anjelvi, giving Western the win. Goldfarb took the loss for the Broncos (12-19), allowing one run on three hits in 2 1/3 innings. At the plate, Mitchell had two hits, Grier had a hit and two RBIs and Galindo had a hit.

Scott up by three at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Adam Scott still had the lead at Bay Hill on Saturday. At least five other players suddenly have a realistic chance at winning. Scott, who started the third round with a sevenshot lead, missed three par putts inside 8 feet and had to settle for a 1-under 71, which narrowed his lead to three shots over Keegan Bradley going into the final round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The greens were firmer than ever after three days of sunshine, though the


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Maloney scored on a Jake Guerrero RBI single. In the fourth, R yan Dement and Caleb Saiz scored on two Rattler errors. The Rattlers made things interesting, though, drawing to within 6-4 with two runs in both the fourth and fifth innings. Javier Villanueva hit a two-RBI double in the fourth to make it 6-2 and then added a twoRBI single in the fifth to make it 6-4. “They capitalized on our mistakes then they got, I thought, some key hits,” Ward said about Tucumcari’s rally. “I told the boys, ‘We’ve got to play 21 outs.’”

pins were accessible and allowed for good scoring. Several players took advantage. Scott did not. His score was helped by a pair of long birdie putts on the back nine. Bradley’s approach to the 18th narrowly cleared the rocks that frame the lake, leaving him a 4-foot birdie putt for a 6-under 66. He will be paired with Scott in the final round, with much at stake for both of them. A victory for Scott should push him to No. 1 in the world when he arrives at Augusta National to defend NMMI responded with a pair of big innings. The Colts scored three times with two outs in the sixth, then plated seven runs in the seventh to close out the win. In the seventh, Thomas Haley had a two-RBI single, Blade Allen had an RBI single and Teryn Surratt had a two-RBI single. “That is always a positive and a good sign,” Ward said about how his team responded. “It shows these kids, anytime you give runs ... then you answer back, that’s a good sign for a team.” Allen finished with two hits and two RBIs and G. Maloney had two hits and two runs scored. H. Maloney scored three times, while Saiz, Haley and Zaragoza had two runs scored.

his title in the Masters. Bradley hasn’t won anywhere in the world since the Bridgestone Invitational in 2012. Scott was at 15-under 201. Bradley isn’t the only player who now has a chance. Matt Every (66) and Jason Kokrak (67) were four shots behind, both going for their first PGA Tour victory. Chesson Hadley and Francesco Molinari of Italy each had a 69 and were another shot behind.

Eagles: 1 Birdies: 5 Pars: 10 Bogeys: 2 Others: 0 Fairways hit: 14 of 14 Greens hit: 15 of 18 Putts: 29

SYDNEY (AP) — Opening day turned out to be a pretty g’day for the Los Angeles Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form, Scott Van Slyke homered and the NL West champions opened the Major League Baseball season with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Sydney Cricket Ground. A crowd of about 40,000 watched as MLB played its first regular-season game in Australia. Kershaw, who signed a seven-year, $215 million contract in January, allowed one run and five hits in 6 23 innings. Van Slyke hit a two-run homer and also doubled. The first pitch was delayed because of rain for 14 minutes. By then, the long trip Down Under had taken even longer for some Arizona players. A team bus had a flat tire, and the Diamondbacks said “a handful” of players decided to walk the last half-mile to the stadium instead of waiting for a replacement bus. Kershaw was impressive while making his fourth consecutive opening-day start. He struck out seven, walked one and was pulled by manager Don Mattingly after throwing his 102nd pitch. Quite a turnaround from spring training, when the two-time NL Cy Young winner went 0-3 with a 9.20 ERA in four starts. “Sometimes you just need the adrenaline of a regularseason game, and I just kind of feel relieved to get this one under my belt,” he said. “It’s always good to get results, obviously,” he said. “This one counted.” In his previous openingday starts, Kershaw was 2-0 with 19 strikeouts in 19 scoreless innings. “Kershaw did a good job keeping us in the middle of the diamond,” Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said. “He threw a good ballgame against us. We know they’re always going to be close.” Three relievers kept the Diamondbacks scoreless with hitless work. Chris

Perez, a two-time All-Star with Cleveland before joining the Dodgers in the offseason, got the last out in the seventh. Brian Wilson pitched the eighth and closer Kenley Jansen got the save. Jansen walked a batter before getting Gerardo Parra to ground out to end the game. “Clayton was really good, kind of as always ... kind of doing his thing,” Mattingly said. “He’s a tough guy to take out of the game, he always wants to stay in. And I thought our bullpen was really good tonight. Chris comes in and gets a big out for us there and Wilson did a good job and Jansen in closing the door.” There were plenty of Dodgers and Diamondbacks uniforms in the crowd, some worn by American visitors and others by Australians who had flown across the country to watch the opener and Sunday’s second game, when another capacity crowd was expected. They feasted on baseballstyle treats like nachos stuffed in batting helmets and Cracker Jack, which is not usually sold in Australia. If you could afford the cost and the calories, a 2foot-long hot dog sold for $36. Kershaw ran like he’d eaten one of those hot dogs when he tried to stretch a one-out single in the seventh into a double, but was easily thrown out at second by left fielder Mark Trumbo. “My baserunning needs some work,” Kershaw said, laughing. “I almost stopped


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coming off his basketball season and we wanted to get him a workout in,” he said. “We made too many errors behind him. He pitched a little more than he had to.” Texico plated three more runs in the fourth, scored twice in the fifth and twice in the sixth for the final margin. Dexter never threatened to score again after

at first base and then went to second, and that hesitation probably killed me. I’m not that fast, so I need all the help I can get. Fortunately, it didn’t hurt us very much.” Van Slyke, playing because of an injury to Matt Kemp and paternity leave to Carl Crawford, nearly cleared the left-field fence in the second inning. His double set up a grounder by Andre Ethier that scored Adrian Gonzalez with the Dodgers’ first run. In his next at-bat in the fourth, Van Slyke connected off losing pitcher Wade Miley for a drive over the rightfield fence — just inside the foul pole — with Gonzalez again on base to put the Dodgers up 3-0. “I thought that it was either going to be a foul or caught,” Van Slyke said. “I didn’t think it had a chance to go out. I felt more relaxed and had a little more energy and focus than I did in the exhibition games.” Sydney Cricket Ground was refurbished two weeks ago to create the baseball diamond and an outfield with an 8-foot wall. It was 328 feet down the foul lines and 400 feet to straightaway center. Miley, who came out for a pinch hitter in the fifth, got the opening day assignment because of a left elbow injury to Diamondbacks ace Patrick Corbin. Miley gave up three runs and three hits, striking out eight with two walks. Both teams finished with five hits.

the second inning. Duran said that his team just needs to spend more time in the batting cage to find its groove. . “We hit the ball good the first couple of innings, but after that, our bats went into a little bit of a slump,” he said. “We just have to get in the cages and work a little harder. Like I said, I have some of the basketball players who came out and are a little behind on their swings and productivity.”

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No. 1 Gators run past Pitt into Sweet 16 B4 Sunday, March 23, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Scottie Wilbekin sat on the bench for the final minute, holding a bag of ice against his left knee. It was about the only time he wasn’t giving Pittsburgh huge problems on both ends of the court. Wilbekin scored 21 points, including 11 of the team’s 13 during a 7-minute stretch in the second half, and top-seeded Florida handled the Panthers 61-45 in the NCAA tournament Saturday. The Gators’ 28th consecutive win put them in the Sweet 16 for the fourth consecutive year. The latest victory followed a lackluster and head-scratching performance in the team’s NCAA opener against Albany two days earlier. The Gators vowed to play with more energy and intensity, and Wilbekin spearheaded the effort. “We just wanted to come out and not let them play harder than us or not play as hard as we can,” Wilbekin said. “I think we did a good job of having our energy up at the start of the game, and we played together on offense and played together on defense.” Wilbekin took over in the second half, scoring eight consecutive points at one point. Patric Young wasn’t too shabby, either, finishing with seven points and eight rebounds. Will Yeguete added eight points — all in the paint. Michael Frazier II chipped in 10 points for the Gators. Frazier was just 2-of-9 shooting from 3-point range. Had Florida not been cold from behind the arc, the game would have been essentially over


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Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin (5) jumps for a basket as Pittsburgh guard James Robinson (0) defends during their game in the NCAA tournament, Saturday. much sooner than it was. The Gators finished 5 of 20 from 3point range, with at least five of those rimming in and out. Florida will face either fourthseeded UCLA or 12th-seeded Stephen F. Austin on Thursday in the South Regional in Memphis, Tenn. The Bruins and Lumberjacks play Sunday in San Diego. The Gators have the longest current streak of Sweet 16

appearances — and expect to go further. If Wilbekin continues to play like he did against the Panthers, Florida surely improves its chances of making another deep run in the tournament. “It was good to see him come back and respond the way he did today,” coach Billy Donovan said. “I thought all the way around he played very well. ... He was great

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Louisville returning to Sweet 16

Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell dunks during the second half of his team’s win over Saint Louis in the third round of the NCAA tournament, Saturday.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It’s not always pretty with Louisville. And sometimes, it’s ugly by design. The defending national champions shrugged off poor shooting, 19 turnovers and a subpar performance by star Russ Smith and still won handily Saturday to get back to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the third straight year. “Everything’s not going to be sweet or pretty,” Smith said after a 66-51 victory over Saint Louis. “We’re just getting the job done.” Luke Hancock scored 21 points and the battled-tested Cardinals (31-5) won with defense. Saint Louis (27-7) missed all 15 of their 3-point shots and turned the ball over 18

on both ends of the floor because he really gives it up on the defensive end, and when you give it up like that and you’re the point guard, there’s a physical toll that your body takes over a period of time.” Wilbekin ended up getting iced down after banging knees with a defender. He got a well-deserved standing ovation as he limped off the court.

“He’s a great point guard,” Panthers forward Lamar Patterson said. “He took care of business.” Wilbekin hit a running 3-pointer at the first-half buzzer and drained a back-breaking 3 with 8:24 remaining that gave Florida its largest lead at that point, 4531. His consecutive floaters inside 5 minutes to play were equally troublesome for Pitt. The Panthers, who seemed focused on Young inside and Frazier out, had no answer for Wilbekin’s dribble penetration. Wilbekin also was a force on the press, which helped force 11 turnovers and got the Panthers out of rhythm. Florida played the kind of defense that had to impress NFL coaches Bill Belichick and Mike Tomlin. The Patriots and Steelers head men were on hand, with Belichick sitting behind Florida’s bench in a white Gators visor and Tomlin sitting opposite Pitt’s bench in Panthers colors. Wilbekin really started to dominate as Pitt steadily wore down in the second half. “Got in the lane — constantly,” Pitt coach Jamie Dixon said. “He’s a senior, he’s a really good player, he’s been through some ups and downs, obviously, and he’s had a great finish to his career, and that’s what you hope happens to a kid that learns and gets better. They played well. I’m sure they’re proud of him and what he’s become, a local guy that’s done well.” Talib Zanna led the Panthers with 10 points, their only player in double figures.

times in losing in the third round for the third consecutive year. “These guys have had a lot of wins under their belt, a lot of great tournament experiences,” said coach Rick Pitino, who huddled with the Cardinals after watching Florida wear down Pittsburgh in Orlando earlier in the day. “I said, ‘Guys, that’s the exact game you’re going to be in,”’ Pitino said. “‘And you’re going to have to be the prettiest team in an ugly game because that’s the way it’s going to be. ... We grinded out a win, and that’s what the NCAA tournament is all about.” The fourth-seeded Cardinals, who are

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Xavier Thames sent San Diego State home. As in back to the sunshine of California and a spot in the Sweet 16 for the second time in school history Whether he was dropping 3s, finessing floaters in the lane or leading the Aztecs’ suf focating defense, Thames would not let North Dakota State become this year’s version of Florida Gulf Coast. Thames scored 30 points, and fourth-seeded San Diego State ended the run of No. 12 seed North Dakota State 63-44 on Saturday. The Aztecs (31-4) now get to make the short drive up the interstate to Anaheim where they will face either No. 1 seed Arizona or eighth-seeded Gonzaga in the West Regional semifinals on Thursday. Getting to Anaheim became the unspoken goal the second the brackets were released last Sunday. “Like Coach said, it was a two-game tournament and we wanted to get two wins,” Thames said. “That’s what we did.” Thames, who was 9 of 19 from the field, had five assists and ended the comeback hopes of the Bison with a six-point spurt late in the second half that pushed the Aztecs’ lead to 12. He finished one

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San Diego State’s Dwayne Polee II (5) shoots over North Dakota State’s Lawrence Alexander in the first half of their game, Saturday. Polee and the Aztecs won 63-44.

shy of his career -high in points. Dwayne Polee II was the only other San Diego State player in double figures with 15, but the Aztecs didn’t need a ton of scoring with Thames carrying the load and another defensive performance that suffocat-

ed the best shooting team in the country. The only other time San Diego State reached the round of 16 came in 2011 when they lost to Connecticut. “It was huge doing what

Michigan beats Texas 79-65 to advance

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nik Stauskas and Michigan figured out the best way to overcome Texas’ advantage inside. One sweet shooting performance. Stauskas made four of Michigan’s 14 3-pointers, and the Wolverines beat the Longhorns 79-65 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 for the second straight year. “Huge win for us,” coach John Beilein said. “These guys believe and they did a great job.” Stauskas had 17 points and matched a career high with eight assists as Michigan (27-8) moved on to next week’s Midwest Regional semifinals in Indianapolis. The second-seeded Wolverines will face the winner of Sunday’s Mercer-Tennessee game. Michigan lost to Louisville in

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Michigan forward Glenn Robinson III (1) takes a shot during the first half of his team’s win over Texas in the NCAA tournament, Saturday.

the national championship game a year ago. But the Wolverines are rolling again, thanks to strong outside shooting and Jordan Morgan’s work inside. “What I do like about this team is they’ve never lost two in a row. They’ve been resilient,” Beilein said. “They get better in both victory and defeat.” Isiah Taylor scored 22 points for the seventh-seeded Longhorns on 8-for-22 shooting. Texas (2411) outrebounded Michigan 4130, including 21 on the offensive glass, but the Longhorns got off to a slow start and never recovered. Michigan shot 14 for 28 from 3point range and 17 for 21 at the free throw line in its ninth win in the last 10 games. Morgan had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Caris LeVert and Glenn Robinson III had 14 points apiece. “It wasn’t the 14 3s that beat us. It wasn’t,” Texas coach Rick Barnes said. “It was not finishing a couple times defensively and the shots in close that we didn’t get to go down.”

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Texas trailed by 18 points early in the second half, but used its defense and rebounding to get back in the game. Martez Walker hit two free throws and Taylor had a jumper to trim Michigan’s lead to 58-52 with 8 minutes left. That’s when Robinson stepped up for the Wolverines, driving inside for a score. After Connor Lammert turned it over for the Longhor ns, Robinson hit a 3pointer to make it 63-52 with 6:43 remaining. “I wanted the ball. I think they were kind of keying in on Nik, and some of our other guys,” Robinson said. “I hadn’t scored in a while.” LeVert added a big 3 in the final minutes, helping Michigan overcome its trouble inside in the second half. The Longhorns outrebounded the Wolverines 25-15 after halftime. “We’ve got to look at this game, and everybody in this room has to remember this feeling. It’s horrible,” Texas guard Demarcus Holland said.



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MILWAUKEE (AP) — As an ear -splitting roar enveloped the arena, the Wisconsin Badgers pointed to their chests and strutted off the floor as if they had won a prize fight. In a test of basketball tempos, Wisconsin delivered the knockout punch. Ben Brust hit a 3-pointer with 1:07 left and the secBadgers ond-seeded returned to the Sweet 16 after overcoming No. 7 Oregon’s transition game for a thrilling 85-77 win Saturday night in the NCAA tournament. Trailing by 12 at the half, coach Bo R yan’s veteran squad didn’t flinch. “To be able to handle that smack in the face in the first half and come back and deliver one of our own says a lot about this group,” Ryan said. Brust’s clutch 3 from the corner gave the Badgers (28-7) the lead for good in a clash of styles played before a boisterous proWisconsin crowd at the anything-but-neutral Bradley Center. T raevon Jackson followed Brust’s shot with three free throws, but missed one with 21 seconds left to give the Ducks (24-10) one more chance to tie. Oregon gave it to Joseph Young, who had made big shots all night and scored 29 points. But he missed a rushed 3 from the wing, and the Badgers sealed it at the foul line. “That shot he took, no one questioned it,” Oregon’s Richard Amardi said

about Young. “It looked good. Unfortunately it just didn’t go it in when we wanted it.” The red-clad fans erupted in delight. Their beloved Badgers are back in the NCAA regional semifinals for the first time since 2012. They will play Baylor or Creighton in Anaheim, Calif., on Thursday. “Once that momentum swung, we were in trouble,” Oregon coach Dana Altman said. Frank Kaminsky led the way with 19 points, Jackson finished with 16 and Brust had 12 — all on 3pointers. Left of f-kilter by the Ducks transition game early and trailing by 12 at the half, the Badgers hustled back in the second half to answer the Oregon charge. After 19 points on the break in the first half, Oregon had nothing in transition after halftime. “Do you know how many fast-break points they got in the second half? Zero.” Ryan said. “Oregon, one of the quickest teams in the country, so you’ve got to give the players a heckuva lot of credit.” The half court sets belonged to Wisconsin. The pace played more their liking. Buckets in the lane by Kaminsky, a jump-shooting 7-footer, and coach Ryan’s gritty guards set the tone inside, and later helped open up the perimeter. “It’s tour nament time and no one wants to go home,” Kaminsky said. “You’re doing whatever you

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Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine, right, drives against Harvard’s Brandyn Curry during their game, Saturday.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — For 18 seconds on Saturday, it was happening. Harvard owned basketball, too. The school that churns out U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices, billionaire CEOs and Nobel Peace Prizes was taking a serious run at altering the discourse on this year’s NCAA tournament, as well.

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Dayton Daily News mocked Buckeyes fans who r efer to “The Ohio State University” with a headline that read: “THE University of Dayton.” Dayton (25-10), the 11th seed in the South, now advances to the regional semifinals next week against No. 2 seed Kansas or 10th-seeded Stanford. Syracuse was in position to pull this one out, but Ennis also missed a foul-line jumper with 8 seconds left. He was down in the subdued locker r oom, with r ed faces all around, but confident he had made the right decision as he had so many times in a stand-

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Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky (44) drives to the basket against Oregon forward Richard Amardi (13) during the second half of their game, Saturday. can to stay in. If that means being physical down low with anyone — it’s a battle.” Still, as had often happened during the night, Young had an answer. His 3 from the wing with 2:50 left gave Oregon a 75-74 lead. The Badgers hustled for two offensive rebounds on their next possession. Off a timeout, Ryan re-inserted Brust, who was saddled with four fouls. The senior delivered in a

huge spot. Young couldn’t deliver one last time. “Do whatever it takes to not make it your final game,” Brust said. Jason Calliste had 20 points for Oregon, which set the tone early with inyour -face defense and an aggressive offense. Wisconsin found its groove by attacking the basket, a plan that has worked all year long when the team has been having problems. Dekker added 12 points and eight rebounds

in another typically balanced effort. In the first half, it was Oregon dictating tempo by setting a breakneck pace. The Ducks quieted the Wisconsin fans in a hurry, attacking at nearly every opportunity and flustering Wisconsin. The frustration peaked when the Badgers bench was whistled for a technical foul near the end of the first half after arguing a call. Oregon pounced in the first 20 minutes. Some-

times it was Calliste driving to the bucket to draw fouls. Other times it was Young hitting mid-range jumpers. Then Wisconsin found its way in the second half. Despite the disappointing ending, Oregon had regrouped quite well since a midseason stretch of eight losses in 10 games. “We didn’t get stops and we didn’t rebound,” forward Mike Moser said. “Simple as that.”

UConn pulls off upset of Villanova

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — First Duke, then Syracuse. Now second-seeded Villanova has been eliminated. The Wildcats became the highest seed to fall in the NCAA tournament so far after Shabazz Napier scored 25 points in leading No. 7 seed Connecticut to a 77-65 victory in a thirdround game Saturday night. Napier had 21 points in the second half and helped put the game away by hitting three consecutive 3-pointers to give the Huskies a 54-45 lead with 6:08 remaining. Napier was limited to 8 minutes in the first half by foul trouble, and he avoided a major scare when he briefly left the game after hurting his right shin with 4:01 left. Connecticut (28-8) advanced to the East Regional semifinals in New York City, where they’ll play the winner of Sunday’s game between third-seeded Iowa State and No. 6 seed North Carolina. UConn coach Kevin Ollie improved to 2-0 in his tournament debut, two years since taking over after Jim Calhoun stepped down because of health issues, and a year after the Huskies were barred from postseason play because of academic sanctions. Ryan Arcidiacono scored 18 points for Villanova (29-5) in a matchup of two former Big East rivals. The Wildcats’ loss came on the heels of another upset in Buffalo. The game was played immediately after Dayton, the 11th seed in the South Region, beat third-seeded Syracuse 55-53. UConn advanced to the round of 16 for the 17th time in its 32nd tournament appearance. And the Huskies did it in their first season as members of the American Athletic Conference after the Big East

out season. The third-seeded Orange (286), who finished second in their first year in the Atlantic Coast Conference, struggled all game against the swarming Dayton defense. They missed all 10 attempts from beyond the arc, while the Flyers hit seven times from long range. It was the first time in 665 games that Syracuse failed to make a 3. “It’s hard to digest any loss,” said Ennis, who finished with 19 points on 7-of-21 shooting. “They did a good job defensively, and the looks we did get we didn’t capitalize.” Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points and Jordan Sibert, held scoreless in the first half, hit a key 3-pointer with 47.7 seconds for Dayton.

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Connecticut’s Shabazz Napier, center, puts up a shot between two Villanova defenders during the Huskies’ win, Saturday. was realigned following a series of defections. Lasan Kromah scored 12 points for UConn, while DeAndre Daniels, Ryan Boatright and Terrence Samuel each had 11. Villanova remained a Big East holdover, but wound up being bounced by a familiar foe. Napier, a member of UConn’s 2011 national championship team, continued to lead the Huskies after he scored 24 points in an 89-81 overtime win against Saint Joseph’s in the second round Thursday.

Sibert finished with 10 points and Sanford had eight, but Sibert nearly gave it away when he stepped out of bounds while the Orange pressured him in the corner with 14 seconds left. After Ennis settled for a jumper from the foul line that missed, instead of driving the lane as he had all night, Syracuse fouled Pierre and he made one fr ee thr ow, giving the Orange one more golden opportunity. C.J. Fair had 14 points on 4of-14 shooting and 10 rebounds in his final game for the Orange. Jerami Grant had just four points and attempted only three shots before fouling out late. T revor Cooney, who broke out of a long slump with four 3pointers in the second round

against Western Michigan, had two points and missed all four shots he took from behind the arc. Dayton, which improved to 11-0 when holding opponents under 60 points, led by as many as seven in the first half and extended its two-point halftime lead to six on the transition strikes the Flyers thrive on. Ennis had a pair of courtlong dashes and layups to pull the Orange to 47-46 with 2:42 left. The Flyers extended the lead on Scoochie Smith’s breakaway layup after a Syracuse turnover, and Sibert’s 3 at the shot-clock buzzer gave the Flyers a 52-46 lead with 47.7 seconds to play. Ennis came back with a

The teams traded leads four times in the opening 5:25 of the second half, with Daniels putting UConn ahead for good, 37-36, with a layup. Connecticut eventually took control in a span of 1:32, during which it hit three consecutive 3-pointers to build a 51-40 lead. Kromah began the surge and Napier capped it with a pair of 3s — and struck a pose for the cameras after hitting the second one with 8:59 left. James Bell scored 14 points and Darrun Hilliard added 13 for Villanova. three-point play just 7 seconds later and then hit two fr ee throws to make it a one-point game with 24.8 seconds left. Three of Syracuse’s last four losses were by five points or fewer, a tough pill to swallow after starting the year with 25 straight wins and being ranked No. 1 for three weeks. Syracuse was 8-5 in games decided by five points or fewer but lost six of its final nine games. “When you make shots, you win. When you don’t make shots, you lose in close games,” Boeheim said. “Early in the year, we made shots.” Syracuse slogged through its worst first half of the year, hounded by Dayton’s intense man-to-man defense. The Flyers went into the locker room leading 20-18.

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Jack Fleck dies at 92

FOR T SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Jack Fleck, who produced one of golf’s greatest upsets by beating Ben Hogan in a playoff to win the 1955 U.S. Open, died Friday. He was 92. He had been the oldest living U.S. Open champion. The Edwar ds Funeral Home said Fleck died after a brief illness. Jim Edwar ds, the general manager, said he saw Fleck hitting golf balls as recently as six weeks ago. Fleck retur ned to The Olympic Club two years ago when the U.S. Open celebrated its champions at the San Francisco course. “I was fortunate to do the playing at that time and I’ve read a lot about it, that I out-Hoganed


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were coming unhinged with 7:12 left in the game. Someone in the Harvard nation tweeted: “rooting for the 1 percent.” The Ivy Leaguers had overcome a 16-point deficit to take a twopoint lead over Michigan State, a team that always comes up big on college basketball’s biggest stage. The next time down the floor, Spartans guard Travis Trice came back with a 3 to put his team back in the lead. A few minutes later, Michigan State was out of danger — not by much, though — on the way to an 8073 victory that sent Harvard back home, but not without making a statement. “We showed everybody that we can come all year and play with the best,” sophomore guard Siyani Chambers said. Led by a career -high 26 points from Branden Dawson, the fourthseeded Spartans (28-8) moved onto the Sweet 16 for the 12th time in the last 17 seasons. They’ll play Virginia or Memphis next Friday at Madison Square Garden. A lot of fans thought Harvard could win its first game against Cincinnati. But even President Obama had picked Michigan State to eliminate his law school on the way to the national title. Yet even in a loss, Harvard hoops proved it is here to stay. “I thought our kids competed,” coach Tommy Amaker said. “We knew we would.” The program Amaker took over seven years ago was in its third straight NCAA tournament and two nights removed from only the second March Madness win in school history. Last year, the encore was a disheartening 23-point loss to Arizona. This time, it was something much different against an opponent that may have been even better. “That’s one thing Coach Amaker talks about, that we’re not just built for the Ivy League, we’re built to go past that,” junior forward Jonah T ravis said. “That’s one of our main goals, to match up with teams like that and beat teams like that.” Over a comeback that lasted 7 minutes, 31 seconds, 12th-seeded Harvard (28-5) pounded on Michigan State, plain and simple. The rally started with a pair of 3-pointers by Brandyn Curry and continued relentlessly. The Crimson grabbed almost every loose ball, kept hands in Michigan State’s flustered faces.

Hogan,” Fleck said in June 2012. “There was no time at all that I felt scared or under pr essur e coming down to the wire.” Hogan appeared to be on his way to a record fifth U.S. Open title in 1955, closing with a 70 to finish at 7-over 287. He already was being congratulated by players who figured no one could catch him. But Fleck, an Iowa club pro in his first year on the PGA T our, made two bir dies over the final four holes for a 67 to force a playoff. Fleck shot 69 in the playoff to beat Hogan by three shots. “It was like someone who had never won a tour tournament beating Tiger Woods today,” Fleck said in a 2002 interview with The Associated Press.

Steve Moundou-Missi, the 6-foot-7 forward who was supposed to contain Michigan State’s 6-10 power player, Adreian Payne, simply outplayed him. When Moundou-Missi tipped in a missed shot with 10:22 left, Harvard trailed only 55-53. At that point, both the chant ringing from the Harvard stands — “I believe that we will win” — and the sign one of the fans was holding — “We always bring our A+ Game” — was more than just good PR. Michigan State called a timeout but Tom Izzo’s play produced an offensive foul. Moundou-Missi missed a layup, but Wesley Saunders, who led the Crimson with 22 points, scrambled for a loose ball and dunked to tie it. About 90 seconds later, Rivard hit his 3 to put Harvard ahead 6260. “You look down the other end, and I’ve got a good friend that’s down there,” said Izzo, who goes back more than 20 years with Amaker. “I kept saying, ‘They’re going to come back. You better realize that.”’ They did. Yet somehow, once the Spartans lost the lead, they started playing better. Harvard’s lead lasted just 18 seconds. After T rice put the Spartans in the lead, Rivard missed a 25-footer — part of a 2-for -5, seven-point night in which he was shut down by Gary Harris. Payne came back with two free throws and Harris made a 3 of his own, part of an 18-point, five-assist night that complemented his great defense. “It was a scare and we need to give credit to Harvard,” Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine said. Payne followed his career -high, 41-point night in the opener against Delaware with a modest 12 points, but the final lesson in this one was all the ways Michigan State can beat you. Dawson had matched his previous career best of 20 by halftime. When he took a pass from T rice for a layup with 1:54 left, he gave the Spartans a 73-67 lead. Harvard pulled within four and Moundou-Missi blocked Keith Appling’s shot on the other end. But the Spartans won a scramble for the ball and Amaker stomped his foot and shouted “Dammit.” The game was pretty much over by then and both teams had proven a point: Harvard can play with anyone and Michigan State can handle a legit challenge. “A wonderful effort by our team,” Amaker said. “But you have to play perfect basketball to pull a game out like that.”


Born on Nov. 7, 1921, in Bettendor f, Iowa, Fleck lear ned the game as a caddie in Davenport, Iowa, wher e his father was a far mer. With borr owed clubs, he did well in caddie tour naments and, when he graduated from high school in 1939, decided to head south to T exas to play golf and escape Iowa’s harsh winters. He served in the Navy during World War II and said he was on a Navy ship during the Normandy invasion of June 1944. Services are Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Smith.

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we did in the regular season, to earn that four seed and now have the opportunity to play where we don’t have to worry about airplanes,” San Diego State coach Steve Fisher said. Kory Brown led the Bison (26-7) with 13 points, but it was the struggles of leading scorer Taylor Braun that had North Dakota State trying to play catch up. Braun missed nine straight shots during one stretch. Sometimes he was guarded by Thames. Other times it was J.J. O’Brien taking a turn on the Summit League player of the year. The red, teary-eyed Bison weren’t ready to see this run come to an end. “It’s only the greatest professional week of my life,” Bison coach Saul Phillips said. “I got to watch a group of guys that deserved it, who wanted it so bad and made it a priority in their life and did everything I asked them to do.”


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looking for a third straight trip to the Final Four, move on the Midwest Regional semifinals in Indianapolis against either No. 1 seed Wichita State or Kentucky. “Obvious, they’ve got a chance to repeat,” Saint Louis coach Jim Crews said of Louisville’s chances of winning it all again. Dwayne Evans led Saint Louis, which has never been to the Sweet 16, with 16 points. Atlantic 10 player of the year Jordair Jett finished with 15. Chris Jones made a couple of huge shots and scored 11 points for Louisville. Montrezl Harrell put a punctuation mark on the victory with a dunk that gave him 10 points and 11 rebounds. Pitino improved to 50-16 in the NCAA tournament, including a 16-0

Roswell Daily Record Fisher knew the challenge of trying to fluster an offense that worked with precision all season. The prep by Fisher and his staff went beyond just watching film. Fisher reached out to contemporaries that knew about the Bison, even current Nebraska coach and former North Dakota State coach Tim Miles. Miles was loyal to the Bison and didn’t cough up any secrets, but the defensive plan for the Aztecs to use their length worked. Braun finished 2-of-14 shooting and just seven points. North Dakota State shot 50.9 percent for the season to lead the country, but could only make 31.9 percent against the Aztecs. Braun finished the first half 1-of-10 shooting and equally quiet was Lawrence Alexander. The guard who hit all the big shots against Oklahoma finished with three points after scoring 28 against the Sooners. The 44 points were a season-low for the Bison, the previous low being 56 in a win over Western Illinois.

mark in the round of 16. The Cardinals are in the regional semifinals for the 20th time, matching Kansas and trailing only North Carolina (25), Kentucky (24) and Duke (23). Smith struggled shooting the ball for the second straight game, missing his first four attempts and going scoreless until his 3-pointer put the Cardinals up 25-14 in the final minute of the opening half. Saint Louis starts five seniors, and their experience and cohesion showed in weathering a slow start and methodically working its way back into the game after falling down by 11. The Billikens began the second half with a 13-2 run, holding Louisville without a field goal for nearly 7 minutes to take a 29-27 lead. But Smith hit a floater in the lane, then made two free throws to restore order for the Cardinals, who limited Saint Louis to 39.6 percent shooting. Louisville rebuilt their lead to 13


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over the next 9 minutes, with Hancock making two 3-pointers and Smith finishing a 23-8 surge with a driving layup that put his team up 50-37. Smith finished 3 of 10 from the field and had a team-high seven turnovers. The senior led the Cardinals with seven assists. “Russ Smith has grown so much as a basketball player, but he still has one thing left, and I tried to explain this to him at halftime,” Pitino said, adding that Smith has to learn to recognize how other coaches are game-planning to slow him down. “All the great ones from Michael Jordan to Kobe, they don’t try to score 20 points in the first quarter. They get everybody else the ball and they let the game come to me, the other team fatigues and things open up. So his last lesson is to play like he did in the second half. .. . He’s our Michael, our Kobe.”

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Ramon R. Licon

Ramon R. Licon, first bor n son of Ramon and Rosenda Licon, age 85 passed away on March 18, 2014. Ramon came from a musical background; his father was an accomplished violinist. Although Ramon started by playing the violin, within a few years he discovered his true love – the guitar. He devoted the rest of his life to developing his guitar skills. As a youth, he received a scholarship to study guitar in Spain. Even at an early age, he began playing with professional groups and appeared on the Grand Ole Opry while traveling with Lefty Frizzel. He later trained his younger brothers, and the trio toured California, Colorado and New Mexico. Later, Ramon settled in Albuquerque where he met his wife, Sandra Kennedy-Licon and continued his musical profession for many years. Eventually, he retur ned home to Roswell where he spent his remaining years providing musical performances for several local venues including, but not limited to; the Country Club, the Roswell Inn, the Pasta Café and often donated his time and talents at the Roswell Joy Center and New Mexico Military Institute. Ramon is survived by his wife; Sandra KennedyLicon, his sons; Jesse and Gilbert Licon, his daughters; Car men Vigil and Mary Licon, his sister, Elisa Romero, his step-Children; Valerie Ward and Gabriel Pino Vasquez, his grandsons; Mario Joseph, and Isaac Vigil, Daniel Licon Jr., Alejandro Licon, his granddaughters; Mellisa Chavez, Denise Denis, Natalie Roberts, Melanie, Angelina Licon, Alicia and Alexia Licon. He was preceded in death by his father; Ramon Licon Sr., his mother Rosenda Licon, his brothers; Rudolpho and Jose Licon, his sisters; Minnie Garcia and Helen Nulf and his son; Daniel Licon. Services will take place Monday, March 24, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.c om

Delores “D.G.” Cribbs

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Delores “DG” Cribbs, 61, who passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Denver, Colorado

Elissa Pacheco

Elissa Pacheco, age 86, passed away in her home in Las Cruces, New Mexico on March 20, 2014 surrounded by her family. Elissa was born on July 16, 1927 to Herman and Mercedes Miranda (nee Ortiz) in Roswell, New Mexico. She and her brother Herman spent their entire childhood in Roswell, where they attended elementary through high school. For economic reasons, Elissa had to withdraw from regular school so that she could attend beauty college, and she obtained her cosmetologist’s license when she was just 16. However, even at that young age, she was determined to finish her education, so after working in her mother’s beauty shop all day, she attended night school and graduated from Roswell High on time with her class. This determined spirit would define the rest of her life, as she always gave her best to whatever she did. In 1946 she began dating Paul Pacheco, a life-long neighbor, when he returned home from his service in World War II. They married in 1949 and moved to Paul’s sheep ranch in Arabela, New Mexico. Elissa embraced her rural life and became a dedicated mother and homemaker. They had five children: Arturo, Celani, Cristina, Cecelia, and Carlos. While Paul mended many fences and herded hundreds of sheep, Elissa created their loving home. She was a fabulous seamstress, always planted a beautiful flower garden, canned fruits and vegetables, and baked fresh breads and pastries daily. She and Paul loved entertaining, and many visitors came from far away to visit them on the weekends where they would be treated to hours of animated conversation and delicious meals of traditional New Mexican fare: lamb roasts, pinto beans, chile, and sopaipillas or fresh tortillas. Elissa always took on vital roles in her community. A devout Catholic, she was an active member of the Altar and Rosary Society of the Hondo Catholic Church, and she developed a deep and lasting connection with the Poor Clare Monastery Nuns in Roswell. She was also a member of the Garden Club and the Extension Club. She is perhaps most remembered in the Hondo


Valley for her twenty years as a 4-H Club leader. In this way, she not only helped her own children discover and develop their unique potentials, she also helped many of the community’s children learn to bake, sew, raise livestock, and develop public speaking and leadership skills. After 35 years of married life on the ranch, Paul and Elissa retired to a community in Peoria, Arizona. Away from the responsibilities of the ranch, Elissa delighted in dance classes, a large circle of friends and a personal reinvention. A testament to her boundless energy and verve for life, at age 63 she earned her broker’s license and became one of the top selling real estate agents in her community. Although she loved her newfound personal freedom and career, she still took the time to tutor Mexican residents in English and teach baking and sewing classes to underprivileged children at the Dysart Center in Phoenix. Elissa and Paul had an active and joyful retirement in Peoria, made many lasting friends, and in 2000, after 15 years, they moved back to Las Cruces, New Mexico to be closer to their family. Elissa is survived by her dear brother Her man Miranda, his wife Lola, and their children Phil and Tracy. Her cherished children: son, Arturo Pacheco and his wife Janet, her daughter Celani Dominguez and her husband Domingo, her daughter Cristina Rivera and her husband Frank, her daughter Cecelia Pacheco and her husband Mark Woody, and her youngest son Carlos. She has 14 grandchildren: Arturo Pacheco’s four sons: Arturo Pacheco and his wife Wren, Miguel Pacheco, Marcelino Pacheco and his wife Vanessa, and Jared Wellman and his wife Julie; Celani’s four children: Maria Souktouri and her husband Abderrahim, Juan Domingo Dominguez, Sayil Meza and her husband Ben, and Cristian Dominguez; Cristina’s children: Danieli Parker and her husband Chris, and son Francisco Rivera and his wife, Morgan; Cecelia’s children: Dhaveed Woody, Brahm Woody, and daughter, Mauro Woody; Carlos’s son: Dustin Pacheco and his wife, Misty. She is also survived by 13 great grandchildren: Keenan Dominguez, Mathew Pacheco, Jason Pacheco, Katie and Summer Pacheco, Dominick Pacheco, Leah Pacheco, Talib Souktouri, Belen Meza, Paloma Meza, Jacob Parker, Audrey Parker, and Declyn Wellman. A rosary will be held Monday, March 24, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Getz Funeral Home, 1410 East Bowman Avenue, Las Cruces, New Mexico The funeral mass will be held Tuesday, March 25, at 10 a.m., at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 1240 South Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home 1410 E.

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Troy Travis James

December 8, 1923 March 20, 2014 Graveside services are scheduled at South Park Cemetery on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. for Troy James, age 90, of Roswell, who passed away on March 20, 2014 at Mission Arch Nursing Home. Reverend Jim Bignell of Aldersgate UMC will officiate. Roswell Veteran’s Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services. Troy will lie in state on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home from 1 – 7 P.M. T roy was bor n on December 8, 1923 in Kirkland, Texas to Leoniel Artie James and Mary Jane (Mollie) Prentice. They both have preceded him in death as well as his wife, Frances Marcell Poteet, 7 brothers, Clifford Lyle James, Leonial Artie James, Jr., Alfred Dean James, Wilbur Lee James, Charles Dana James, Dewayne James and W. L. James. He married Frances Poteet on June 21, 1952 at Midway Baptist Church. He is survived by one brother, Ar nold Eugene James and wife Ida, his daughter, Sherron Price and husband Johnny, Gary Travis James and wife Roxanna, Donald Eugene James, one grandson, Gary Troy James and finance’ Courtney Porter, one granddaughter, Michelle Renee’ Coombes and husband Frank, three great grandsons, Brendan Coombes, Ethan Coombes and T ravis James, two great granddaughters, Michaela Coombes and Acadia James and friend Rudy Garcia. He served in the Navy in World War II from March 7, 1945 to July 19, 1946. He was stationed on an aircraft carrier, the USS Siboney. He did farming and hay hauling. He played his mandolin with Louise Massey and Milton Mabie band and also worked for them. He enjoyed playing his mandolin, guitar and harmonica. He worked for Johnson Pump Company and Smith Machinery as a farm equipment operator. Then he worked for the Roswell Independent School District as a lunch truck driver at Roswell High School before he retired. Pallbearers will be Gary T roy James, Frank Coombes, Terry James, Rodney James, Brendan Coombes and Ethan Coombes.

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Rance Wilson

A memorial service is scheduled for 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. Rance Ira Wilson, 59, of Roswell passed away March 14, 2014 in a Lubbock hospital with his sisters by his side. Rance was preceded in death by his parents, father Douglas Wilson, mother Marie Maes and husband Robert and his older brother Danny Wayne Wilson. Those left to cherish his memory is one son Chris Smith and wife Anjelica, two granddaughters Analycia and Clarissa of Colorado Springs. Saying goodbye to their baby brother are his two sisters Trish Corley and husband Andy of Mesa, AZ, Vicki Sather and husband Jerry of Albuquerque, NM., and many relatives, as well as his dearest friends, Katie, Homer, Eddie and Armando. Rance was a contracted postal delivery carrier for the past 20 some years until a back injury forced him into disability retirement. Before his injury he was an avid hunter, fisherman and a Greenbay fan that loved his cats. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be at accessed www.ballardfuneralhome.c om

Frances Isaacs

Frances Elizabeth Smith Isaacs went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 22, 2014. Mrs. Isaacs was born on September 22, 1918 in Wichita Falls, TX to James “Art” Smith and Minnie Ola Smith (neé Potter). Her family, which included three sisters and one brother, moved to Amarillo, TX in 1920 where Mrs. Isaacs attended public schools and graduated from Amarillo High School


May 1937. During high school she met and later married C.L. “Jack” Isaacs in 1938. They were blessed to be married for 51 years. Jack and Frances had three children; Preston, Linda and Jay. In 1952 they moved to Roswell, NM where they lived for over 50 years. During their time in Roswell they were active in the community, devoted members of First United Methodist Church, which they joined in 1958, and the Roswell Masonic Lodge. Mrs. Isaacs was actively involved in Roswell Chapter #10 Order of Eastern Star, Assembly #116 Social Order of Beauceant, Daughters of the Nile and Rainbow Girls. In 1973 Mrs. Isaacs proudly served as Worthy Matron of Eastern Star, in 1983 served as President of Beauceant and in 2000 received her 50 year recognition as a member of Eastern Star. The devotion, love, commitment and dedication to and from her Masonic family are immeasurable. Mrs. Isaacs is survived by her two children Linda Gadberry and husband Bob of Georgetown, TX and Jay Isaacs and wife Nancy of Midland, TX. She is also survived by two sisters Virginia Sprouse and Edna Shelton of Amarillo, TX. Frances was proud of her five grandchildren; Tammy McFarland and husband Eddie of Albuquerque, NM; Russell Isaacs of New York City; Melissa Ramsay and husband Trey of Elgin, TX; Ryan Isaacs and wife Ashley of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl and Lesley Isaacs of Midland, TX. She also enjoyed being the great-grandmother of her seven great grandchildren; Evinn, Preston, George, Jack, Grace, Craig and Kaylyn. She was preceded in death by her husband Jack Isaacs, son Preston Isaacs, parents James and Minnie Smith, one sister Audrey and a brother Harold. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 7:30 pm MST on Monday, March 24, 2014, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Roswell, NM. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am MST on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Roswell, with burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in her memory be made to the Roswell Masonic Heritage Fund, 2305 W College Blvd Roswell, NM 88201 or the Manor Park Foundation 2208 N. Loop 250 West Midland, TX 79707. The family would like to thank the staff at Manor Park, Midland Memorial Hospital, Hospice of Midland and Dr Robert Vogel for their dedication and commitment to our beloved family member.


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NJ says tourism up in ’13 despite Sandy woes

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tourism promoters, business owners and even members of the Christie administration have been saying for months that tourism was down last year as a result of Superstorm Sandy. But 2013 was actually a banner year for New Jersey, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno said Thursday at the state’s annual tourism conference in Atlantic City. She said tourism accounted for $40.4 billion in economic activity last year, topping the previous record of nearly $40 billion set in 2012. Her claim contradicts statements made last month by Michele Brown, the state economic development chief, at hearings on Sandy relief aid. Brown said 2013’s tourism numbers were slightly below the 2012 figure. “I read it like five times and I asked the people, ‘Are you sure about these numbers?”’ Guadagno said at the conference in the Golden Nugget Atlantic City. “That’s the first summer after Sandy.” Virginia Pellerin, a spokeswoman for the Economic Development Authority, said the report Guadagno cited Thursday contains new data that was not available earlier in the year. She also said the tourism data Brown referenced included only the four shore counties, not the entire state. The overall tourism statistics came from a report compiled for the state by Tourism Economics, a subsidiary of the U.K.-based Oxford Economics firm. It said visitor spending increased by 1.3 percent in 2013, and total visitation to New Jersey increased by nearly 6 percent to 87.2 million. Guadagno also said construction of and investment in tourism facilities was up 24 percent last year — not surprising given the amount of damage that needed to be repaired after Sandy and from a devastating boardwalk fire in Seaside Heights and Seaside Park. An informal Associated Press survey of beachfront business owners in Monmouth

and Ocean counties just before Labor Day found many reporting sales had fallen by 30 percent in the summer of 2013. Gov. Chris Christie spent the first week in August at the shore with his family, sitting on the beach, playing miniature golf, strolling boardwalks and dining out every night. “We knew that this summer was not going to be like the summer of 2012; I said that right from the beginning,” he said shortly before Labor Day. “There’s no doubt that business was going to be down all over the Jersey shore because a lot of people, having seen the extraordinary devastation, didn’t believe we’d be able to be up and running in time for summer. They turned out to be wrong, and I think we’ll get them back next year.” Tourism promoters also told a legislative hearing in December that the state’s “Stronger than the Storm” campaign came too late to save the first post-Sandy summer. The report also asserted that tourism: • Is New Jersey’s 5th largest industry. • Generated $35.9 billion of New Jersey’s gross domestic product in 2013, or 7 percent of the entire state economy. If New Jersey tourism were a company, its sales would rank No. 70 on the Fortune 500 list — bigger than Sears, DuPont and Hess. • Directly or indirectly supports 511,000 jobs in New Jersey, about 1 out of every 10 jobs in the state. • Generated $4.6 billion in state and local taxes, and $5.2 billion in federal taxes last year. The state plans to launch its new summer tourism campaign, “Going Strong,” later this month. It hopes to use $5 million in federal Sandy recovery funds to pay for it. The report also predicted that visitation to New Jersey will increase by 2 percent or more a year in each of the next four years, and that tourism spending will increase by more than 4 percent annually over that same period.

‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ eyes North America return

NEW YORK (AP) — The dinosaurs are ready to roar across America again — but they’re sporting a new look. “Walking with Dinosaurs, the Arena Spectacular” is coming back to the U.S. and Canada — its first visit to North America since its inaugural 2007 tour — and many of its lifelike puppets will be wearing downy feathers. “We’ve decided to bring them up to date,” said the show’s self-described “resident dino geek” Philip Millar. “I’ve been going on about feathers for some years now. And now we’ve finally taken the leap and we’re applying the feathers to the dinosaurs we’re fairly confident had feathers.” Recent discoveries by paleontologist point to the possibility that a large number of non-avian dinosaurs had feathers or something similar — paleontologists call it “dinofuzz” — as part of their body covering, blurring the distinction between dinosaurlike birds and birdlike dinosaurs. The show, based on an award-winning BBC Television series, travels 200 million years from Triassic to the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, features 20 life-size dinosaurs from 10 species, including a mother Tyrannosaurus Rex and her baby, both of which will now have feathers. Miller said the new feathered creatures may be a shock to some in the audience. He notes that the ferocious T-rex is more closely related in time and anatomy to a sparrow than a Stegosaurs. “People’s popular ideas tend not to keep up with the science, so you’ll find some people tend to draw T -Rexes at a 45-degree angle or they talk about Brontosaurs in a swamp and things like that. The science has moved on.” The new tour kicks off in Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena from July 913, then hits The Barclay’s Center in New York City

from July 16-20 and then The Prudential Center in New Jersey from July 2327. Other stops are planned for Los Angeles, Kansas City, Montreal, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Milwaukee, Wis. The largest dinosaur in the show is the 36-foot tall, 56-foot long Brachiosaurus. It takes three people to operate the biggest puppets and each large one weighs 1.6 tons, the weight of a standard family car. A team of 50 costume designers and engineers have been working since last year to re-create the ancient creatures, The animatronic dinosaurs bat their reptilian eyelids and gnash their teeth with a startling ferocity. The show is produced by Global Creatures, the Australian company behind the new musical “King

Kong,” ‘’War Horse” and “How To Train Your Dragon.” Worldwide, more than 8 million people have seen the dinosaur show in 243 cities. Miller is a little tickled that the show will land in America in 2014, where debate continues to rage over both evolution and climate change. “Dinosaurs are deeply charismatic. They are very deeply appealing to children. And so I think it’s important that the curriculum around that is fact-based and the way evolution works and the way the history of the planet works” he said. “I mean, climate change killed the dinosaurs. It wasn’t just a meteor. The meteor precipitated making climate change which led to the extinction. So there’s some fairly important lessons from these creatures.”


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Above: The student created art that was chosen for this year’s Celebrate the Arts Day poster. The young artist’s identity will be revealed at the arts day event on Saturday. Top right: Creative Learning Center teachers and staff, including arts integration facilitator Gretchen Phillips, at left, participate in the 2013 Celebrate the Arts Day in Roswell. Middle right: Roswell Independent School District students K-5th grade will gather at the convention center on Saturday for the annual Celebrate the Arts Day, held by the Creative Learning Center, which provides art education to the district’s numerous elementary schools. Below: Students perform music during the 2013 Celebrate the Arts Day.

RISD students, parents and teachers will gather Saturday to ‘Celebrate the Arts’ RANDAL SEYLER RECORD STAFF WRITER

Parents, teachers and kids will come together Saturday to Celebrate the Arts in Roswell. The annual event is part art show, part art happening, and all fun. Doors open at 10 a.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center and the day will be chock full of artwork from art students in grades K-5 in the Roswell Independent School District. “This is our biggest event of the year,” said Gretchen Phillips, arts integration facilitator with the Roswell Independent School District’s Creative Learning Center. In the spring, the annual Celebrate the Arts Day event shows student work from one performing arts and one visual arts lesson, concentrating on each of the Artists’ Habits. Members of the community are invited to try out these lessons for themselves in hands-on activities for studio and stage. The Arts Connect Showcase exhibits outstanding student artworks from each grade-level. Items with student artwork and the program logo are available for purchase by supporters of arts education. “All booths will be open until 3 p.m. for visitors to create their own artwork at each different grade level’s booth,” Phillips said. “This is an opportunity for children of all ages to come to the dance floor and experience performing art, and for parents to see what teachers are doing with the children in teaching the arts in Roswell.” The program begins with a presentation of the VIP student artist, whose artwork was featured on the event poster, and a fifthgrade recorder concert follows. The student art showcase exhibit is a 57-foot-

long exhibition of artwork from each grade level K-5. The art was selected by teachers for its excellence and is being displayed for the general public. The student artists have been notified by letter that their work will be on display, and each of them will receive a ribbon when their artwork is returned to them at their schools. From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., each grade level will display a lesson from one of the Artist’s Habits of Hand, Heart, and Mind: observe, imagine, explore, choose, engage, express, create, reflect. A banner above the display will explain the connection between the visual and the performing sides of the lesson. For example, first grade’s express booth will explain that the visual arts students expressed themselves while drawing and painting in the style of Senufo Tribal Mud Cloth, and in performing arts students expressed themselves while they learned traditional African dances and sang an African "Welcome" song. Artwork from students in that grade at all 12 schools will be displayed. Visitors can try their hands at the same activity the students did in the lesson. At the top of every hour throughout the day, a performing arts teacher from one grade level will invite visitors to come to the wooden dance floor and take part in the same performing arts lesson the students did in their class. The activity for the first-grade booth will be at 2 p.m. “We know this ‘hands-on’ element in our arts celebration is very important because only by actually making art, can parents, family members, and friends experience the challenges to hands, heart, and mind that creating something presents,” said Phillips. The Arts Connect program launched in the

Roswell Independent School District in fall 2004 with only three teachers and two support staff working through the Creative Learning Center, Phillips said. The staff members worked to provide K-5 students with eight lessons that school year. In addition, the Arts Connect program provides Raku-to-Go to all 6thgraders — a three-part experience in forming, glazing, and firing clay to produce totems poles to display at their schools. The Arts Connect program, now in its 10th year, has since grown to include 10 teachers and three support staff providing lessons and projects to K-6 district students. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade receive one lesson each week for 32 of the 36 weeks in the school year. The art teachers, whose home base is housed at the Creative Learning Center, travel to all elementary schools each week to bring their visual and performing arts lessons to all K-5 students. Special arts experiences are planned during the school year for 6thgraders. The lessons are designed to not only meet the NM Arts Standards and Benchmarks, but to integrate Arts Concepts into the other core curriculum, said Cindy Simmons, director of the Cre-

ative Learning Center. As director of the CLC, Simmons oversees the teachers who spend their days traveling between the district’s 12 elementary and middle schools, bringing art education to Roswell’s children. “We want our children to experience creativity, “ Simmons says, “and we want them to have an authentic artistic experience.” To that end, the Creative Learning Center is part teaching lab, part art supply warehouse, and totally unique. The mission of the Elementary Arts Integration Program, “Arts Connect,” is to enhance learning for students from kindergarten to the 6th grade and their teachers through opportunities for creative growth in dance, music, theater, and visual arts. Ten certified teachers endorsed in performing arts and visual arts provide weekly 45-minute lessons to all the elementary school children as well as sixthgrade students, Simmons said. The CLC also provides numerous annual events such as Celebrate the Arts Day to showcase the art and talent of their students. The program has a special mantra for students. “There are no mistakes and everyone is an artist,” says Phillips. Arts Connect is a

statewide program implemented with the passage of the New Mexico Fine Arts Education Act, introduced by New Mexico State Representative Max Coll. In the local district, elementary students were not required to receive any arts education before the bill’s passage. Phillips and Simmons say that while law makes arts education available for all New Mexico elementary students, Roswell public schools are unique in the frequency and regularity with which students receive such instruction. The district receives roughly $1 million each year to provide instruction to at least 5,000 students. The money comes from the state, but Phillips and Simmons say credit for the quality of Roswell’s program goes to the district. “Really, our superintendent and our school board are very much arts advocates,” said Phillips. Elementary students see performing arts and visual arts instructors in alternating weeks. One week, a class might create a puppet show. The next, they might construct masks. Simmons says one goal is for Arts Connect crafts to bleed into the teaching of core subjects. “What we ultimately want teachers to do is teach through the arts,” she said.

She gave as examples an English teacher having students use puppets to make skits about “main ideas,” or a science teacher having students use puppets to make a skit about science topics. The arts are a valuable and essential component of education. They develop the multiple capabilities necessary to effectively contribute to and thrive in our ever changing society. They enhance students’ academic success, Phillips said. They also bring the joy and intrinsic satisfaction that happens when students engage in the creative process. The RISD elementary arts integration program strives to ensure that creative opportunities are based on NM Arts State Standards and Benchmarks, core curriculum for grade-level, and excellence and equity for all students. “We appreciate having our district’s superintendent’s support for arts education in the elementary schools so very much,” said Phillips. “We want the community know that we are eager to have everyone from two to 92 come out next Saturday to share the joy of creativity at this wonderful annual event.” Anyone with questions or wanting more information may call the Creative Learning Center at 637-3301.



Ex’s Facebook request could harm marriage Roswell Daily Record

Q: Should I accept a “friend” request on Facebook from an old boyfriend? I’m in love with my husband and committed to him, so I feel sure that this won’t pose a threat to our marriage. What do you think? Jim: I’d suggest the first thing you should do is ask your husband what he thinks. It’s important to be open and honest, and keeping secrets only undermines trust. If your marriage is strong and healthy, then it’s worth protecting. You need to be careful about exposing your relationship to threats of any kind, no matter how remote they may seem. Since your former boyfriend initiated the contact, it would probably be a good idea to ask yourself some questions about his motives. If you have any

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If you’re still feeling inclined to reconnect with this guy, you may need to consider your motives. Are you feeling compelled to revisit the past because of present discontentment? Have you been thinking about the way things “might have been” had this rela-

tionship turned out differently? This may not be the case, but it deserves some thought. Ultimately, it’s a decision that you must make together with your husband. If you choose to go ahead and accept your old flame’s invitation to reconnect, I’d urge you to do so via a Facebook account that intentionally reflects the healthy nature of your marriage. Among other things, your page should be filled with images designed to remind visitors of your relationship with your husband. Photos should frequently show the two of you together as much as possible. The whole point is to represent the two of you as a unit. This will discourage your old boyfriend from making any unwarranted assumptions.

Q: My mom and my aunt had a huge argument several years ago and haven’t spoken since. I’m married and I want my family to have a relationship with my aunt and cousins, but Mom says she’ll disown me if I do. This is tearing me up. What can I do? Dr. Greg Smalley, Vice President, Family Ministries: Unfortunately, I’ve seen families needlessly splintered because of situations like yours. Like others I’ve observed, your mom severs relationships when she feels hurt, upset or angry. I can’t offer you any guarantees how your mom will respond, but let me suggest the best approach you can take if you want to retain your own identity and build healthy relationships. As an adult, you need to

establish appropriate boundaries with your mom — you are separate from her. This is especially true in a situation like yours where your mom is inclined to test or cross them. Let her know that you love her and value your relationship, but that her ongoing disagreement is between her and her sister — not you — and that you will be pursuing a relationship with your aunt and cousins. She may object, and even accuse you of betraying her, but it’s critical you stand your ground. Once you’ve initiated things with your extended family, keep the focus of your relationship on you and them — not your mother. There may be the temptation for you to be made the mediator, or for you to

commonly known as Chef Johnny Vee) will demonstrate how to make classic Caesar salad with toasted garlic croutons. He owns and operates Las Cosas Cooking School in Santa Fe. Sandy Grossman-Morris is the owner and designer of Sandy Grossman-Morris Design, and she’s going to show how to incorporate things fr om your local hardware store, such as washers and hex nut covers, into your needlework pr ojects. She is fr om Brentwood, Calif. Information on ways to use turkey year ’round, how to do machine applique with a home embroidery machine, and adding more dairy foods to our menus will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, March

25 at noon and on Saturday, March 29, at 2 p.m. We all love turkey during the holiday season, but cookbook author Marcie Rothman has lots of ideas for enjoying turkey in r ecipes year ’r ound. She represents Wester n Research Kitchen in San Diego, Calif. Sewing expert, Roberta Amundson of Roberta’s Creations says, “You don’t have to sew to do appliqué.” Amundson will show how to do machine appliqué with a home embr oidery machine. She’s fr om Oceanside, Calif. Register ed dietitian Teresa Wagner represents DairyMax, and she emphasizes the need for family meals to encourage and teach sound nutrition principles to childr en.

She’ll discuss the important r ole of dairy foods and share some recipes that are easy and fun for family members to make together. She’s from Fort Worth, Texas.

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reason to suspect that his intentions are not entirely appropriate or honorable, ignore the request and move on.

assume that role. But it’s important for everyone involved that your mom and aunt work out their issues without interference from other family members. In the meantime, continue to pursue your mom to the extent that she shows respect and receptivity. She may pull back at first, but it’s likely the “new system” will eventually take root, and she’ll come back around. Jim Daly is a husband and father, an author, and president of Focus on the Family and host of the Focus on the Family radio program. Catch up with him at or at us. Copyright 2014 Focus on the Family

Caesar salad and needlepoint topics of ‘Creative Living’ SHERYL BORDEN CREATIVE LIVING

Infor mation on taking care of jewelry, making a classic Caesar salad, and incorporating things from the hardware store into your needlepoint projects will be the featured topics on “Creative Living,” which will air at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 and at noon on Thursday, March 27. Kristina Rachel is a jewelry designer, and she’s going to show how to take care of jewelry, whether it’s sterling silver, gold, base metal or even leather and gemstones. Her company is Rachel Claire Collection and she’s from San Jose, Calif. Cookbook author and chef John Vollertsen (more

Classic Caesar Salad with Toasted Garlic Croutons

2 large garlic cloves 1 egg yolk 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. Worcestershire` sauce 3 Tbsp. olive oil 6 anchovies, minced or to taste Juice of 2 lemons 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. fr eshly gr ound pepper 1 head romaine lettuce 1/2 cup shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese 3/4 cup toasted garlic

Rough chop garlic. In a large bowl whisk egg yolk, mustard and Worcestershire sauce together. Add garlic, olive oil, anchovies and lemon juice, mix well. Separate lettuce leaves, wash and pat or spin dry. Tear leaves into bite-size pieces. T oss lettuce in bowl with dr essing and season with salt and pepper. Divide salad on chilled serving plates and gar nish with shaved cheese and croutons.

Toasted Garlic Croutons loaf 1 pound 1/2 baguette 2 Tbsp. butter 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt Fresh ground black pepper

T ear bread into bitesize pieces approximately one-half inch by one-half inch. Melt butter in large sauté pan and add olive oil and garlic. Over medium heat, sauté the garlic until it just starts to brown, add bread pieces immediately. Brown the bread stirring occasionally and season with salt and pepper. Croutons may be stored in an airtight container for 3 days but allow them to cool completely before covering. “Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink, Albuquerque.

Wings for L.I.F.E. meets today at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church The Wings for L.I.F.E. (Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education) group will meet at 6 p.m. today at St. Andrew’s Episcopalian Church in the Parish Hall, 505 N. Pennsylvania. The topic will be “I Heal… Suboxone: T reatment for Opiod Addiction” presented by Rebecca Trujillo, RN/MSN, school health advocate. A free dinner will be provided. For more information call Shelly at 3172042.

Auditions held for ‘Per Sous’

The Roswell Community Little Theatre will hold auditions for “Per Sous” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday at 1717 S Union. We need three men and four women. This is a murderous comedy written and directed by our own Michael Christopher. Plan to be at auditions and enjoy this

activity will follow the story. The volunteer Docent program, sponsored by Friends of the Living Desert, presents Story Time. There is no fee for the visitor center program; however, regular admission fees apply to enter the zoo: children 6 and under free, 7-12 years $3, 13 and up $5. For additional information, please call Kathryn Law at 8875516.

opportunity to get on stage.

DWI Planning Council meets

The Chaves County DWI Planning Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Elks Lodge No. 969, 1720 N. Montana. For information, contact Charlotte Andrade at 6226559.

Book Club to meet

Story Time at the Living Desert

Pre-school Story Time will be held at 9:30 a.m. each Friday in March at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park’s Visitor Center. The stories will be: March 28: “Owl Babies” A short walk in the Park, weather permitting, and an

The Wednesday Book Club will meet for lunch and program at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Pepper’s Restaurant. Members are encouraged to bring a guest. Visitors are welcome. For more information call Joyce Hutchings at 627-6707.

‘Curious Savage’ presented

The Roswell Community Little Theatre will present

“The Curious Savage” beginning on March 21. Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. on March 28, and 29 and at 2 p.m. on March 23 and 30. Join the Roswell CommuniLittle ty Theatre facebook page or visit our websites: m or

‘Celebrate the Arts Day’ planned

The eighth annual “celebrate the Arts Day” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 29, at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center. Enjoy elementary student art exhibits and performances representing all K-6 RISD students. Participate in free visual and performing arts activities. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Come celebrate the arts and the creative expression of the children of

the children in our community.

Triple Dribble tourney

First annual Roswell Nissan Triple Dribble 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney on March 29, at Roswell Nissan, located at 2111 W. Second Street. All ages are welcome. Pepsi Division firstplace prize is $500. To register visit Roswell Nissan, the Yucca Center or online at

Art reception slated

Mark and Susan Murphy will host an evening of art and music, featuring landscape painter Angus Macpherson, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on March 29 at the Strata Production Company, 1301 North Sycamore. RSVP to or call 622-1127, ext. 0, for more information

Modern home divides historic Southern neighborhood RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Architect Louis Cherry sees the two-story structure — with its exposed beams, masonry piers, deep overhangs and shallow-pitched roof — as a “contemporary interpretation” of the Craftsmanstyle homes that dot the city's Historic Oakwood District. But to some of Cherry's neighbors, the cypresssided house at 516 Euclid Street is just Frank Lloyd Wrong. And nearly six months into construction, with the home roughly 85 percent finished, Cherry and wife Marsha Gordon face the real possibility that they might have to tear down their dream house. “It was very much our intention to design and build a house that people would really like and accept,” Cherry said on a recent overcast morning as he and Gordon stood in the shell of what they hope

will be their master bedroom. “It was very surprising to us that there's been this reaction, as if this is some crazy, modernist intervention.” Decisions by historic zoning districts are appealed all the time. But John Hildreth, a vice president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, says this is one case with a bit of a twist. “In the way it's gone forward, and with construction being as far along as it is, to have that kind of action taken, it's pretty unusual,” says Hildreth, based in Charleston, S.C. The fight between neighbors began last September, when the Raleigh Historic Development Commission issued a certificate of appropriateness, or COA, for the couple's 2,100square-foot house. A few days later, Gail Wiesner, who lives in the sherbetgreen bungalow across the

street, filed a notice of intent to appeal. But Cherry and Gordon proceeded with construction, saying the city advised them the appeal was merely “procedural.” Wiesner, a real estate agent, argued that the commission's COA panel violated several procedures. She called the design “garishly inappropriate” and said Cherry and Gordon “failed to meet their burden of producing competent, material, and substantial testimony and evidence to show that their proposed project preserves the special character of the Oakwood Historic District.” “The structure as proposed is incongruous to the Oakwood Historic District,” wrote Wiesner, whose own home was built in 2008. “It will harm the character of the neighborhood and contribute to erosion of the neighborhood's value as an asset to

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Architect Louis Cherry and his wife, Marsha Gordon, stand in front of their new home in the Historic Oakwood neighborhood of Raleigh, N.C., on Sunday, March 16.

its residents, to the surrounding communities, to the businesses it supports, to in-town and out-of-town visitors, and to the City as a whole.” Carved out of the dense woods known as Mordecai

Grove following the Civil War, Oakwood is an eclectic mix of 19th and early 20th century architectural styles — from ornate Italianate mansions and mansard-roofed Victorians, to quaint bungalows and

brightly-painted shotgun houses. The historic district was created in the 1970s, when residents banded together to stop a proposed highway that would have cut through the neighborhood's heart.


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People of Myanmar’s ‘Lost World’ brace for tourists, development MERGUI ARCHIPELAGO, Myanmar (AP) — Where the Indian Ocean rolls toward Myanmar’s southwester n coast, a lacework of 800 islands rises, fringed with shimmering beaches of no footprints. Here hornbills break a primeval silence as they flutter through soaring jungle canopy. Pythons slumber on the gnarled roots of eerie mangrove forests. Only rarely will you spot the people who live here: the Moken, shy, peaceful nomads of the sea. The Mergui archipelago has been called the “Lost World,” but outsiders have found it — first fishermen, poachers and loggers, and now developers and highend tourists. The people losing this world are the Moken, who have lived off the land and the sea for centuries. The islands are thought to harbor some of the world’s most important marine biodiversity, and are a lodestone for those eager to experience one of Asia’s last tourism frontiers before, as many fear,

it succumbs to the ravages that have befallen many once-pristine seascapes. As the world closes in, the long-exploited Moken are rapidly diminishing in numbers and losing the occupations that sustained them for generations. Though they are known as “sea gypsies,” very few still live the nomadic life, and only some aging men can fashion the “kabang,” houseboats on which the Moken once spent much of every year. Their island settlements are awash with trash and empty liquor bottles, signs of the alcoholism that has consumed many Moken lives. They eventually may share the same fate as some of their cousins in neighboring Thailand who have become exotic photo opportunities near highly developed tourist areas. “Before it was easy to earn money, to find products of the sea. You could easily fill a bucket with fish. But now many Burmese are pursuing the same livelihoods,” said Aung San, resting under the trees of Island 115

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with some 20 Moken men, women and children. “The life of the Moken is becoming harder and harder. So many Moken men are dying.” Asked if his people would welcome foreign visitors, the fisherman and trader replied, “We don’t want to live with the Burmese or other people. We want to live by ourselves.” The for mer military rulers of long-isolated Myanmar kept the archipelago off-limits to foreign visitors until 1996. A nom-

inally civilian government took over in 2011, but tourism remains relatively low. Some 2,000 tourists visited last year — that’s about 2.5 per island. To date only one hotel exists, the Myanmar Andaman Resort, tucked under forest cover deep within a U-shaped bay on McLeod Island. But a grab-the-best-island race is being run among Bur mese and foreign developers, with a dozen concessions already granted and others under negotiation.

The reefs and islands here range from rocky outcrops to extensive land masses of high hills pierced by caves and blanketed by luxuriant vegetation. A long jetty and two helicopter pads have been built and nine bungalows are under construction on the stunning but rather unwelcomely named Chin Kite Kyunn — Mosquito Bite Island. It is leased by Tay Za, believed to be Myanmar’s richest tycoon and closely connected with its power brokers. Three

Above: In this Feb. 9, 2014, photo, a Myanmarese fisherman carries fresh water to his fishing boat on Nyuang Wee Island inhabited by Myanmarese fishermen, in Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar. Left: In this Feb. 11, 2014, photo, a Moken man, nomads of the sea, skins puffer fish in Ma Kyone Galet village, inhabited by Moken and Myanmarese fishermen, on Bocho Island in Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar.

security men and 11 lazy dogs are currently the island’s only inhabitants. The website of one development company, Singapore’s Zochwell Group, advertises the island it hopes to develop as “The Next Phuket.” Zochwell is negotiating a lease to build a marina, casino, hotels and a golf course to be designed by the company of golfing legend Jack Nicklaus. Visitors, almost all traveling aboard yachts or dive boats, invariably fall under Mergui’s spell.

US schools add Vietnamese Toilet tech fair to dual immersion programs tackles global

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — When Thuy Vo Dang came to the U.S. as a young girl, her English took off. Her parents sent her to Vietnamese school on the weekends to learn her native language, but she eventually had to study it in graduate school to become fully literate. Now, the 35-year -old mother of two and archivist for University of California, Irvine’s Southeast Asian Archive has been lobbying for her Southern California school district to start the state’s first dual immersion elementary school program in Vietnamese. She said she wants to help keep the language alive for the next generation. “I can see how quickly they’re forgetting their Vietnamese,” Vo Dang said of her 7-year-old daughter and 3-year -old son. “I would love if this were available for him when he starts kindergarten.” The move to expand the use of Vietnamese in socalled dual immersion programs comes as the children of refugees who fled the aftermath of the Vietnam War are coming of age and striving to preserve the language for their American children. Nearly 1.9 million people of Vietnamese heritage live in the U.S., and a third were born here, according to census data. In the last few years, schools in Texas and Washington have begun Vietnamese language dual immersion programs. Another is planned for Oregon in the fall and the Garden Grove Unified School District, which covers the area where Vo Dang lives, voted last month to consider starting

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Above: In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, kindergarten students in a dual immersion language class leap to their feet as they repeat a word for "stand" said in Vietnamese back to their teacher at White Center Heights Elementary School in Seattle. Right: Drawings from the class are paired with Vietnamese words on the classroom wall.

a program in one of the country’s largest Vietnamese immigrant enclaves. Dual immersion programs teach students subjects ranging from math to social studies in English and another language. Classes are usually split between English speakers and English learners so that children model the languages for each other and work in pairs and groups to help each other with assignments. Instructional time is split between the two languages depending on the program design and the age of the students. Most programs start in kinder-

garten and run through elementary school. In the last few years, dual immersion programs have taken off across the country, said Julie Sugarman, senior research associate at the Center for Applied Linguistics. Several hundred programs were created during the 1990s, many of them in Spanish, and more recently the model has expanded to more languages, she said. In Vietnamese communities, the programs target children who are native speakers of the language, but also the children and grandchildren of Vietnamese immigrants who may be stronger in Eng-

lish, and families with no background in Vietnamese who want to learn. As immigration from Vietnam has slowed since the war, the number of English-speaking Vietnamese American children has grown. Elders have worked to pass on the language by offering Vietnamese classes on the weekends. The number of students taking the extracurricular classes in Southern California has doubled to 15,000 in the last 15 years, said Quyen Di Chuc Bui, chair of the training committee for the Association of Vietnamese Language and Culture Schools.

NEW DELHI (AP) — Who would have expected a toilet to one day filter water, charge a cellphone or create charcoal to combat climate change? These are lofty ambitions beyond what most of the world’s 2.5 billion people with no access to modern sanitation would expect. Yet, scientists and toilet innovators around the world say these are exactly the sort of goals needed to improve global public health amid challenges such as poverty, water scarcity and urban growth. Scientists who accepted the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s challenge to reinvent the toilet showcased their inventions in the Indian capital Saturday. The primary goal: to sanitize waste, use minimal water or electricity, and produce a usable product at low cost. The World Bank estimates the annual global cost of poor sanitation at $260 billion, including loss of life, missed work, medical bills and other related factors. India alone accounts for $54 billion — more than the entire GDP of Kenya or Costa Rica. India is by far the worst culprit, with more than 640 million people defecating in the open and producing a stunning 72,000 tons of human waste each day — the equivalent weight of almost 10 Eiffel Towers or 1,800 humpback whales. Pooping in public is so acceptable that many Indians will do it on sidewalks or in open fields. Gaze out the window of any Indian train and face a line of bare bottoms doing their busi-

ness on the tracks. Meanwhile, diarrheal diseases kill 700,000 children every year, most of which could have been prevented with better sanitation.

“In the West, such things are a nuisance, but people don’t lose their lives,” said Christopher Elias, president of global development at the Gates Foundation. “People don’t immediately realize the damage done by infections coming from human waste.”

India has been encouraging rural communities to build toilets, and last year launched a $1.6 billion program to help. But building sanitation systems in developing countries is not easy. Flush toilets are not always an option. Many poor communities live in water-stressed areas. Others lack links to sewage pipes or treatment plants.

To be successful, scientists said, the designs being exhibited at Saturday’s Toilet Fair had to go beyond treating urine and feces as undesirable waste, and recognize them as profit-generating resources for electricity, fertilizer or fuel.

“T raditionally, people have gone into communities and said, ‘Let’s dig you a pit.’ That’s seen as condescension, a token that isn’t very helpful. After all, who is going to clean that pit?” said M. Sohail, professor of sustainable infrastructure at Loughborough University in the U.K. All the designs are funded by Gates Foundation grants and in various stages of development.

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Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation turns 20 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg isn’t planning on making any more Holocaust movies. The Oscar -winning director is leaving that to the Shoah Foundation. After “Schindler’s List,” Spielberg turned his lens on real survivors of the World War II Jewish genocide through his foundation, which has since filmed nearly 52,000 testimonies from Holocaust survivors around the world. As the organization turns 20, it has expanded its mission to include interviews with survivors of other genocides, including those in Armenia, Cambodia and Rwanda. Spielberg was inspired to create the foundation after meeting so many Holocaust survivors while making “Schindler’s List,” which tells the story of a German businessman who used his Nazi ties to rescue 1,100 Jews from the Holocaust. The film’s greatest legacy isn’t its seven Oscars, $300 million in worldwide box office or even its message of humanity, says the 67year-old, but the ongoing work of the Shoah Foundation. “It literally popped into my head on the drive back to my house in Krakow after a day of shooting the film that if ‘Schindler’s List’ had any success at all, the success would not be a monetary, commercial one, but the success would be that this film would open a door for me to start taking as many testimonies as humanly possible,” Spielberg said in a telephone interview Monday on behalf of the organization, now known as USC Shoah Founda-

tion — The Institute for Visual History and Education. He also wrote the introduction for a book commemorating its 20th anniversary, “Testimony: The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation,” which will be released next week. Spielberg, who riled the film industry last year when he predicted “an implosion” of the Hollywood studio system spawned by mega-budget flops, declined to address those comments. But would a studio invest in a film like “Schindler’s List” today? “I have my own studio, so I would have just paid for it,” he said. “That’s how ‘Lincoln’ got made.” His ongoing investment in the Shoah Foundation, though, may be the filmmaker’s most meaningful. “I’m very proud of this legacy,” he said. “I wouldn’t trade this for anything in the world.” Amid his roster of projects, Spielberg stays close to the organization: “I’m basically like a doctor on call. I have everything but a beeper on my belt. When they need me, I’m there.” When he started the foundation in 1994, he just wanted to collect survivor testimonies to help silence the Holocaust deniers who’d popped up during the making of “Schindler’s List.” He never expected to get nearly 51,413 accounts in 34 languages from 58 countries. “Movies at least have taught me that I don’t have to be realistic about anything,” he said. Says Shoah’s executive director, Stephen D. Smith: “Steven

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Spielberg is the only person I know who had both the integrity and the vision to do it.”

As the collection grew, the foundation incorporated education and outreach. The digital archive is vastly searchable, down to the name, date, location and specific keyword. Spielberg also personally visits schools to talk about the survivor testimonies, though he admits the teenage students are initially more interested in discussing “E.T.” and Indiana Jones. “They want to talk about the movies first, and we have a really nice conversation about the movies, and then we go right into this,” Spielberg said.

“I think if you put ‘E.T.’ on a monitor, and they hadn’t seen it since they were kids, and on the same monitor you put a testimony from a Hungarian survivor, the young person will watch the testimony and not watch ‘E.T.’,” he continued. “Because I think the testimony is relevant and analogous today, even in the lives of young people at home or in the school yard. It hits home.” That response, he said, gives him hope.

“It just restored my real faith in all these new generations that at the core of all of their values, everybody starts out as a good person,” he said. “(The testimony) reaches and presses the button of the decency in all of us. The decency, the compassion and the pro-action to want to make the world a better place. Not just in young people, in everybody.”

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In this March 3, 2004, file photo, Steven Spielberg, director of the 1993 World War II epic "Schindler's List," speaks at a news conference at Universal Studios in Universal City, Calif.

Anita Hill in spotlight again as new film opens Cat behaviorist NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been more than 22 years since Anita Hill sat before the Senate Judiciary Committee in that famous bright blue suit — one she could never bring herself to wear again — to make the sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas that transfixed a nation. And much has changed since then. But not everything. “I hope you rot in hell,” went an email that Hill, now 57 and a professor at Brandeis University, received just a few weeks ago from a member of the public. After all this time? “Yes,” Hill says, with a resigned air. “As they go, this one was fairly mild. But it happens. And it’ll happen again.” Especially now. The softspoken Hill, who still speaks in the same calm, precise tone many remember from 1991, has for two decades been living a quiet academic life, occasionally venturing out to speak about sexual harassment but often declining interviews. But she’s about to enter the maelstrom again with the release Friday of a new documentary, “Anita,” by the Oscar -winning filmmaker Freida Mock. After years of declining requests to collaborate on a film about her experiences, she said yes.

tion, was passed with strong support.

“That happened in direct response to the growing realization of what the American public had seen in the hearings,” Greenberger contends.

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This Oct. 11, 1991, file photo shows University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Why now? Hill says she was inspired by the reactions she was getting from people as the 20th anniversary of those Supreme Court confir mation hearings approached — particularly in 2010, when news broke that she’d received a voice mail from Thomas’ wife, Virginia, asking Hill to “consider an apology.” (That voice mail opens the film.) “People responded with outrage to that,” Hill says. “But even more, I realized that here we are 20 years later and the issues are still resonating — in the workplace, in universities, in the military. So if 1991 could help us start a conversation, how then can we move

this to another level? Because clearly we haven’t eliminated the problem.” Experts agree the problem surely hasn’t been eliminated. But many cite Hill’s testimony as a landmark event, in both social and legal terms. “Back then, this was an invisible issue, until Anita testified,” says Marcia D. Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center. Not only did Hill’s testimony raise public consciousness about sexual harassment in the workplace, she says, and spur other women to make claims, but only months later, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, which addressed issues of employment discrimina-

It’s clear that Hill became, and remains, a heroine to many women. It’s also clear that while she doesn’t reject it, she remains somewhat uncomfortable with the status. In an interview at a Manhattan hotel, she seems almost more excited to discuss her work preparing a strategic plan for Brandeis than her public persona.

“In some ways I’m not very well suited, I think, for that position of heroine,” she says. “People do want that person who is sort of out there and vocal and adamant about who they are and what they want. But I wouldn’t be credible if I didn’t come to this with my own personality.”

Hill says that in her dayto-day life, “1991 just doesn’t figure in.” Case in point: At Brandeis, many of her students don’t even know about her past. Hill points out that her grad students were only children in 1991, and the undergrads weren’t even born. “It doesn’t bother me,” she says. “It’s important to help them focus on what their learning objectives are, and not on me as a person.”

Superman artwork of JFK makes it to his library BOSTON (AP) — Superman has finally soared into the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. Legendary comic book artist Al Plastino thought he donated the 10 handdrawn comic strips of Super man teaming up with John F. Kennedy decades ago, but the artwork somehow fell in the hands of a private owner. In December, comic book publisher DC Entertainment bought the blackand-white artwork and donated it to the library. Plastino died in November at the age of 91. His

four children, grandchildren and wife attended the exhibit opening on Thursday. “We are just thrilled that these came home to where they belong,” said his daughter MaryAnn Plastino Charles, who made the trek from Alabama. “This has been a longtime coming,” she said. “My father thought for so many years that it was here.” The 1964 story called “Superman’s Mission for President Kennedy,” was part of a White House initiative to promote the president’s national physical

fitness program.

The comic book was in production when Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963 and set aside until his successor, Lyndon Johnson, pressed for its publication. The published version said the story’s original artwork would be donated to the library, but that apparently never happened. Plastino was upset when he discovered that the original copies were not in the library, said his son Fred, who was with him at a New York Comic Con event in October when he heard the news.

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heading to Oregon after family attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The large cat that attacked a baby and trapped an Oregon family in a bedroom touched off an Internet uproar that worries Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet’s “My Cat from Hell.” Cats don’t become ferocious felines that turn on their families for no reason, says the cat behavior expert, who is heading to Portland soon to work with the 4-year-old partHimalayan pet named Lux. Galaxy will film the visit for his show’s fifth season, which kicks off April 26. “Every parental site on the Internet blames the cat for this confrontation. Every pet site blames the family,” he said, adding that something is wrong if the cat is acting out. “We need to step away from the hysteria. There is a story behind all this. Don’t assume anything.” Lux became a worldwide phenomenon after owner Lee Palmer called 911 and said the cat had cor nered him, his girlfriend, their baby and the family dog inside a room. Palmer says his 7month-old pulled Lux’s tail, and he kicked the animal after it scratched the child. Then, the cat “just went of f over the edge,” Palmer told an emergency dispatcher after the family barricaded themselves. “He’s charging us,” Palmer said, as the cat was heard screeching in the background. Officers arrived and caught Lux with a dog snare. Palmer said the cat had a history of violence, but the family kept Lux until Monday, when they turned him over to a Portland-area shelter. But the family assured Animal Planet they were going to keep the cat and agreed to therapy with Galaxy. Palmer didn’t return a call from The Associated Press seeking comment Tuesday. There are many reasons a cat can turn aggressive,

and there is no universal way to deal with it, Galaxy said. But the star feline behaviorist provided five ways to tame out-of-control cats: — Never leave a young child unsupervised with a cat. — Take it to a vet at least once a year. If a cat is acting suspiciously, the owner needs to pay attention. “Know what suspicious looks like,” Galaxy said. “If they’re not feeling well, cats will socially withdraw themselves, or they will lose weight, or they will gain weight, or they’ll be howling in the middle of the night when they never did before. “I’ve known cats who acted out similarly to Lux because of an abscessed tooth, a brain tumor, hyperthyroidism or diabetes.” — Make sure cats can literally climb out of a situation. Having a space up high, like a cat condo, to get away from children and other pets is crucial, Galaxy said. “Make sure the cat can make the choice to get away from the kid,” he said. — T imeouts are good things. “We associate timeouts with punishment, but in the world of cats, timeout is not a punishment.” They can go to a designated place where they can settle down, come back to a peaceful moment or ground themselves, he said. — Stop fights between felines with “timeout drills.” With simple pieces of cardboard, left strategically around the house, you can stop a fight between two cats. Put the cardboard between them, blocking their vision and providing a moment of disorientation when you can lead them to their timeout spot. It’s especially important to have the drills with aggressive cats. Galaxy said he was going to Portland to act as Lux’s advocate and find out what’s wrong.


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25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation’s largest oil spill. The 987-foot tanker, carrying 53 million gallons of crude, struck Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m. on March 24, 1989. Within hours, it unleashed an estimated 10.8 million gallons of thick, toxic crude oil into the water. Storms and currents then smeared it over 1,300 miles of shoreline. For a generation of people around the world, the spill was seared into their memories by images of fouled coastline in Prince William Sound, of sea otters, herring and birds soaked in oil, of workers painstakingly washing crude of f the rugged beaches. Twenty five years later, most of the species have recovered, said Robert Spies, a chief science adviser to governments on the oil spill restoration program from 1989 to 2002. But some wildlife, as well as the people who live in the region, are still struggling. Here’s a look at what’s changed since the spill: —FISHERMAN Bernie Culbertson was preparing to fish cod when the Exxon Valdez ran aground. With oil in the water, fishing came to a standstill and life for he and other fishermen drastically changed. “The bottom fell out of the price of fish,” he said. Pink salmon that sold for 80 cents per pound fell to 8 cents per pound. Consumers tur ned to far m fish or tuna out of fear of tainted salmon. His boat caught 2.5 million pound of pinks one season and lost money. Culbertson tur ned to other fisheries, traveling

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In this April 4, 1989, file photo, the grounded tanker Exxon Valdez, left, unloads oil onto a smaller tanker, San Francisco, as efforts to re-float the ship continue on Prince William Sound, 25 miles from Valdez, Alaska. The 987-foot tanker, carrying 53 million gallons of crude, struck Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m. on March 24, 1989, and within hours unleashed an estimated 10.8 million gallons of thick, toxic crude oil into the water. Storms and currents then smeared it over 1,300 miles of shoreline. Twenty five years later, the region, its people and its wildfire are still recovering.

as far as California. Fishing 12 months a year, his marriage failed. Friends couldn’t repay loans and lost boats or homes. Exxon compensation checks, minus what fisher men ear ned on spill work, arrived too late for many. The fisheries today are not the same. “The shrimp are slowly, slowly coming back. The crab aren’t back. The herring aren’t back. The salmon are back in abundance,” he said. —INDUSTRY At the time of the spill, complacency among government officials and the oil industry had set in after a dozen years of safe shipments, said Mark Swanson, director of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council and a for mer

Coast Guard officer. When the tanker ran aground, for instance, spill response equipment was buried under snow. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. in 1989 had 13 oil skimmers, five miles of boom and storage capacity for 220,000 gallons of spilled oil. Now, Alyeska has 108 skimmers, 49 miles of boom and on-water storage capacity of almost 38 million gallons. North Slope oil must be transported in double-hull tankers, which must be escorted by two tugs. Radar monitors the vessel’s position as well as that of icebergs. The company conducts two major spill drills are conducted each year. And nearly 400 local fishing boat owners are trained to

deploy and maintain boom —PACIFIC HERRING After the spill, the population of herring crashed. It is now listed as “not recovering.” The silvery fish is a key species because it is eaten by salmon, seabirds and marine mammals from otters to whales. Four years after the spill, the estimated herring population based on modeling shrunk from 120 metric tons to less than 30 metric tons. How that happened remains a question, said Scott Pegau, research program manager for the Oil Spill Recovery Institute in Cordova, Alaska. Here’s what’s known: Adult herring feed on zooplankton, which crashed for three years after the spill. With less to eat, her-

ring may have been more susceptible to disease normally fended off within a herring population. Herring populations can stabilize at a low or high number, but something has prevented a rebound. Oil likely is no longer a factor, Pegau said. —SEA OTTERS Responders estimated that as many as 3,000 sea otters died the first year. Hundreds more died in the years after of exposure to oil that persisted in sediment, where otters dig for clams. Three factors could have had an impact on the otters’ ability to survive. Oiled fur loses insulating value. Otters ingest oil as they groom, and researchers years after the spill found blood chemistry evidence consistent

with liver damage. Grooming takes time away from feeding. “One of the lessons we can take from this is that the chronic effects of oil in the environment can persist for decades,” said Brenda Ballachey, who moved to Alaska a few months after the spill and spent the next summer dissecting sea otter carcasses collected from beaches and frozen. The U.S. Geological Survey research biologist is the lead author of a federal study released last month that concludes that sea otters have finally returned to pre-spill numbers. —PIGEON GUILLEMOTS The pigeon guillemot (GEEL’-ah-mot), which looks like a black pigeon with web feet, is one species that has not recovered. Numbers were declining before the spill. An estimated 2,000 to 6,000 guillemots, or 10 to 15 percent of the population in spill areas, died from acute oiling. Researchers suspect river otters, mink and other predators targeted guillemot eggs as an alternative to foraging on oiled beaches. Like sea otters and another bird that took years to recover, harlequin ducks, pigeon guillemot’s forage for invertebrates in sediment and likely were affected by lingering oil, said David Irons, a seabirds expert with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The decline of its other prey, juvenile herring, didn’t help. Numbers continue to decline in both oiled and non-oiled areas. Irons has proposed reducing mink numbers on the heavily oiled Naked Islands, once prime habitat for guillemots, to restore their numbers.

With health law, Chew on this: Gum loses its pop workers ponder the I-Quit option

CHICAGO (AP) — For uninsured people, the nation’s new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills. But for Stephanie Payne of St. Louis, who already had good insurance, the law could offer another kind of escape: the chance to quit her job. At 62, Payne has worked for three decades as a nurse, most recently traveling house to house caring for 30 elderly and disabled patients. But she’s ready to leave that behind, including the job-based health benefits, to move to Oregon and promote her self-published book. She envisions herself blogging, doing radio interviews and speaking to seniors groups. “I want the freedom to fit that into my day without squeezing it into my day,” she said. One of the selling points of the new health care plan, which has a March 31 enrollment deadline, is that it breaks the link between affordable health insurance and having a job with benefits. Payne believes she’ll be able to replace her current coverage with a $400- to $500-amonth plan on Oregon’s version of the new insurance exchange system set up under the law. Federal experts believe the new insurance option will be a powerful temptation for a lot of job-weary workers ready to bail out. Last month, congressional budget analysts estimated that within 10 years, the equivalent of 2.5 million full-time workers could be working less because of the expanded coverage. But is the new option a gamble? That’s a matter of debate, not only among the politicians who are still arguing furiously over the law’s merits, but among economists and industry experts. “We don’t know what the future of exchange insurance will be,” said economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, a center-right public policy institute. Premiums should remain stable if enrollment picks up and broadens to include younger, healthier people. But if older, sicker people are the vast majority of customers, prices eventually could spike. For Mike Morucci, 50, the idea of leaving his information technology job and its health benefits is “terrifying,” he said. But he decided to take the plunge after reviewing the range of coverage available at different price points. Tax credits will help those with moderate incomes pay their insurance premiums. And coverage is guaranteed even for those with pre-existing conditions. Twenty-five states also agreed to expand their Medicaid programs, providing health care for more low-income people. “It definitely freed up my thinking when I thought, ‘Do I want to give this a go?”’ Morucci, of Ellicott City, Md.

NEW YORK (AP) — Gum seems as appealing as that sticky wad on the bottom of a shoe these days. It’s not that Americans don’t ever enjoy a stick of Trident or Orbit, the two most popular brands. They just aren’t as crazy about chomping away on the stuf f as they once were, with U.S. sales tumbling 11 percent over the past four years. No one in the industry can pinpoint a single factor that’s causing the decline — the theories include an unwillingness to shell out $2 or more for a pack in the bad economy or that advertising veered too far from underlining gum’s cavity-fighting benefits. But the biggest reason may be that people simply have more to chew on. From designer mints to fruit chews, candy companies have invented plenty of other ways to get a sugar fix or battle bad breath and anxiety. The

alternatives don’t come with gum’s unpleasant characteristics either, like the question of whether to spit out or gulp the remains. They’re also less likely to annoy parents, co-workers or romantic interests. “You talk to someone and they’re just chomping on gum,” said Matt Smith, a 46-year -old who lives Albany, N.Y. and hates gum so much he refers to it only by its first letter. “If you substitute gum for any other food, like mashed potatoes, would you find that acceptable? It’s disgusting.” The gum chewing habit dates as far back as the ancient Greeks but arrived in the U.S. in its modern form in the 1860s, according to Mars Inc., the No. 1 player in the market with its Wrigley unit. Over the years, gum makers positioned it as a way to “Kiss a Little Longer” in the famous Big

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In this Oct. 24, 2010, file photo, a garbage bin sits full of bubble gum, at Yankee Stadium, in New York.

Red jingle, quit smoking, curb cravings or just make the chewer happier. Catchy slogans or characters included the “Doublemint Twins” and Orbit’s blonde spokeswoman who ends commercials with “Dirty mouth? Clean it up.” It popped up in pop culture too. In the 1960s, a genre of music aimed at younger audiences came

to be known as “Bubblegum.” In the 1975 movie “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” the silent Chief Bromden speaks for the first time saying, “Mmm, Juicy Fruit” after the character played by Jack Nicholson gives him a stick of the gum. And Janet Jackson played a feisty, gum-chewing beautician in the 1993 film “Poetic Justice.”

Veterans’ unemployment edges down but still high WASHINGTON (AP) — New Labor Department figures show the unemployment rate for working-age veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces since September 2001 edged down slightly in 2013, to 9.0 percent. But Thursday’s report also found that the rate remained well above the overall civilian unemployment figure of 6.7 percent. The decrease followed a decline to 9.9 percent in 2012. The statistics cover veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces at any time since September 2001, a group referred to as Gulf War-era veterans. Still, the number was far higher than overall unemployment levels in the United States, which averaged

7.4 percent in 2013 and finished the year with a 6.7 percent overall rate for December. The overall unemployment rate was also 6.7 percent in February 2014. The youngest veterans, aged 1824, had an extremely high jobless rate, 21.4 percent, the study showed. The report by the agency’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said that the overall unemployment rate for all veterans still considered in the work force, including those from earlier periods, was 6.6 percent for all of 2013, down from 7.0 percent the year before. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez noted that the 6.6 percent level represented “an encouraging drop” from previous years and urged the

nation’s employers to hire more veterans. “Veterans have the skills that employers are looking for. They make our nation’s workforce more productive, our companies more profitable and our economy more competitive. Smart businesses recruit veterans because it’s in their self-interest, because they know it’s a sound investment in their bottom line,” Perez said. Twenty-nine percent of veterans serving since 2001 reported having a service-connected disability as of last August, compared with 15 percent of all veterans. In 2013, 21.4 million men and women, or 9 percent of the general population age 18 and over were veterans, the report said.


DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Caleb,” and I have been dating for three years. I’m sure he’ll propose within the next few months. I’m having a problem with this because Caleb’s best friend, “A.J.,” will be proposing to his girlfriend in the next month. They should be able to enjoy their time and let all their friends know. Caleb has always followed A.J.’s lead. When A.J. buys his girlfriend jewelry, I get jewelry. It makes me feel like an afterthought and that the gifts are not sincere. If Caleb does propose close to the time that A.J. does, I’m going

to say no. I don’t want a copycat engagement so my boyfriend can keep up with his best friend. Please advise. COMING IN SECOND IN NEW YORK

DEAR COMING IN SECOND: You appear to be frustrated because your boyfriend has a recessive personality and is a follower. It is unlikely that he is going to change. Frankly, Caleb doesn’t appear to be mature enough to be making decisions with lifelong consequences. You might be much happier with someone who is his own man. ##### DEAR ABBY: A year and a half ago, my doctor diagnosed me with ADHD. The medication I take is a stimulant and it curbs my appetite. I take it before school and it wears off by mid-afternoon. Because of this, I don’t feel hungry at lunchtime. My teachers and schoolmates have noticed. They try to persuade me to eat, but I tell them I had a big breakfast or I’m just not hun-


gry. I know they mean well, but I want them to understand that I’m not anorexic. I don’t want them to know I have ADHD because some of them make fun of people who do. Do you have any suggestions? ANONYMOUS IN IOWA

DEAR ANONYMOUS: The principal of your school should be told that you are on doctor-prescribed medication that suppresses your appetite so that information can be shared with the teachers who supervise the cafeteria. That way you will receive less pressure to eat from the adults. Your classmates do not have to know. If someone accuses you of being anorexic, just say that your doctor has told you your weight is normal. It’s a shame they would tease someone who has ADHD because it’s a condition that so many students and adults share. However, because you feel it would make you a target, you’re wise to say nothing. #####

DEAR ABBY: My husband is an only son. His mother lives an hour from us. I love her dearly, but when she calls to let us know she’s coming to visit on any given Saturday, she won’t give us a time of her arrival. She says she “doesn’t want to be bound by time” because she runs a lot of errands while she’s here. She doesn’t appear to notice the inconvenience to me and my active family, who are bound to our house the entire day, waiting for her to show up. My husband brushes it off, but it frustrates me. How should I handle this in a kindly manner? STILL WAITING IN TEXAS

Family Circus

DEAR STILL WAITING: The next time your mother-inlaw calls, ask her when she plans to be at your house because you have errands to run, too. When she says she doesn’t want to be bound by time, ask her to call you on your cellphone and let you know when she’s done with her errands and you’ll meet her at the house. That way, none of you are tied down or inconvenienced.

Beetle Bailey

The Wizard of Id




KING FEATURES SYNDICATE Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUNDOFF, about wait staff and silverware: “I have been reading about the restaurant workers who use the same cloth to wash the tables and chairs. A worse problem I observed as I worked in restaurants is the silverware wrapped in napkins for placement on tables. Many workers, from wait staff to cashiers, wrap the silverware in any spare moment, especially during the busiest times, in order to keep up with large amounts of customers. I rarely saw staff wash their hands between handling money or other items and then wrapping the utensils. A Concerned Eater, via email”

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Dear Readers: Here are some hints about items to keep handy in a guest room:

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Dear Heloise: My husband polishes his shoes on a regular basis. He, unfortunately, has gotten some shoe polish on a pair of pants. Do you have a hint that might help get the stain out? Laura in Texas I do have a suggestion! Wet the stain with cleaning fluid, then wash the garment with your normal detergent and warm water. You may need to repeat the process to completely remove the stain. If the shoe polish is a liquid, you might not be able to get it out. Want to know what other hints I have to get out hard stains? I have compiled a pamphlet with all of my favorites. To order, send $5 and a long, self-addressed, stamped (70 cents) envelope to: Heloise/Stains, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 78279-5001. Have a mystery stain you need to get rid of? Flush it with cold water, then apply prewash spray. Rub into the stain until all traces are removed, then wash as normal. Heloise

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Dear Heloise: I just read the note from a reader about loose tea. I also enjoy loose tea. The variety, and especially the quality, is much greater than what is available in tea bags. Empty tea bags are available from many sites. They are cheaper and easier to use than coffee filters, and can be filled ahead of time and taken to work or on trips. Mark in Alton, Illinois Dear Heloise: No matter how careful I am, I always manage to have an unmatched sock. I’ve learned to keep these socks around to use for quick dusting (place it on your hand like a glove) and to protect fragile items, like wine bottles, when I’m packing/wrapping them. Vasilisa H., Columbia, S.C.


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505 SUNRISE HOST: LAURIE PANKEY 590-2032 RECENT UPDATES! Recent duel fuel heat pump, paint/tile. New wood fence. Bath w/ walk-in tub/hand shower, lg workshop heated & cooled, 2 storage buildings & drive-in gate. #100744 $157,500


LOVELY! 4BD, 2BA, 3 car garage. All new Kitchen Aid appliances, wood floors in bedrooms, custom made wood shutters throughout in last 3 years. #100761 $278,900 PATTY MCCLELLAND 626-7824


THIS IS A GREAT BUY! 3BD, 2BA, 2CG. Updating includes new paint, some new flooring. Expansive views of the back yard from the open formal living and dining rooms. Large garage w/ ample storage. #100475 $120,000 DAN COLEMAN 840-8630

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1202 N WASHINGTON HOST: GEN OUTLAND 420-6542 3/2/2. Maple mocha cabinets, soft close, granite counters, glass tile backsplash, RO, island w/ breakfast bar, recessed lighting & built-in surround sound. #100702 $168,500

2716 N PENNSYLVANIA #45 HOST: LAURIE PANKEY 590-2032 QUAIL VILLAGE TOWNHOME. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, located in cul-de-sac. Open floor plan, garage entry on backside not facing a street. Close to pool. #99781 $173,900

3114 BARCELONA DR. HOST: ROCKY LANGLEY 626-2591 BEAUTIFUL BRICK HOME with 2,267sf in NE Roswell. Three spacious bedrooms, 2 baths & 2 car garage. Price recently reduced to $194,000. #100437

COMPLETELY REMODELED! All electric 3/1. Great starter house w/ new paint, new plumbing, upgraded electrical, new heat pump and new floors. Lovely tiled kitchen/dining room area. #100245 $89,500 RUTH WISE 317-1605

BUILT CUSTOM HOME. 3BD, 2BA, total electric, on large 103x139 lot. Cathedral ceiling living room, split bedroom plan, w/ walking path access and golf course view. Stone coated metal roof, 6ft fence, & circular drive. #100203 $289,000 ALEX PANKEY 626-5006

CUSTOM HOME. 4 Bedroom + Office, 3 Baths, 2 Car Garage. Chef's kitchen and luxurious baths. MLS #100532. $320,000 Lety Lopez 420-6370

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3200 W. Alameda 12:30 to 2:00 PM Nice property with 1.99 Acres in the City Limits. 3BDRM, 2Baths with Large Living area & Kitchen. REDUCED TO $84,400! MUST SEE! SELLER IS MOTIVATED & WILL LOOK AT ALL OFFERS.

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LOVELY TOWNHOME, updated carpet, painted, wood floors & tile. Decorator touches, 2 or 3 BR, 2 baths, 2 garage + bonus room. #99765 $138,500 CALL: CONNIE

WOW! Check out this 3BR, 2 bath townhouse now under construction in exclusive La Placita. Granite countertops, landscaping included. Buy now & pick colors & flooring. #100678 $237,000 CALL: CHUCK

ENERGY SAVINGS! 3/3 country home w/2x6 construction, new Low-E double pane windows, stone coated steel roofall equal LOW UTILITY COSTS! #99862 $177,000 CALL: CHERYLE

TO LOOK IS TO LOVE! Beautiful and Neutral. Great Kitchen for cooking and conversation. 3/2 with 1 garage and 1 carport. #100212 $129,900 CALL: DEAN

GREAT LOCATION-BUILD YOUR FOREVER HOME! 4.4 to 9.7 acre lots just minutes from the city. Ebnjoy sweeping views, gorgeous skies. From $44,000 to $72,750. CALL: SHIRLEY

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Dean Day 626-5110

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Call for Bids... Publish March 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, April 2, 2014 CALL FOR BIDS RFP2014-001

Notice is hereby given by the Board of Directors of the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District to bid the following: One (1) 3/4 ton extended cab 4X4 truck

Bids will be received by the office of the Conservancy District, 2303 East Second Street, or P. O. Box 1346, Roswell, New Mexico 88202, until 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 4th, 2014. Specifications for bidding may be obtained from the above office, or at under RFP2014-001 The Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities and irregularities. Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District P. O. Box 1346 Roswell, NM 88202 575-622-7000

Notice to Bidders-ITB-14-144

Publish March 23, 2014



Polaris Ranger

The City of Roswell requests sealed bids/proposals until 2:00 p.m. TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014 in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Roswell, New Mexico for the above items.

Specifications are available at the Office of the Purchasing Director, City Hall, 425 North Richardson, Roswell, New Mexico 88201 or call 575-637-6222 unless stated otherwise. Specifications are also available on-line at Click on Bids & RFP's

Notice is hereby given that the City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids/proposals received and in case of ambiguity or lack of clearness, the right to determine the best bid/proposal, or, to reject the same and to waive irregularities and technicalities.


/s/ ARTIE MORROW Asst. Purchasing Agent

Discharge Permit Applications... Publish March 23, 2014

New Mexico Environment Department Ground Water Quality Bureau

Notice is hereby given pursuant to NMAC, the following Ground Water Discharge Permit applications have been proposed for approval. To request additional information or to obtain a copy of a draft permit, contact the Ground Water Quality Bureau in Santa Fe at (505) 827-2900. Draft permits may also viewed on-line at be

DP-1799, AgGas Pecos 1, Aaron Dyess, Project Manager, AgPower FP 1, LLC, 121 Payne St., Dallas, TX 75207, proposes to discharge up to 350,000 gallons per day of dairy wastewater transferred from seven dairy facilities to an anaerobic digester for natural gas production. At each dairy facility, wastewater is transferred to a 5,000-gallon concrete receiving tank and is mixed with manure solids and heated in a 5,000-gallon concrete mix tank. Wastewater from five dairy facilities (Pirtle Farms Dairy, Pirtle and Sons #2 Dairy, Nature's Dairy, Inc., Tom Visser Dairy, and Arroyo Dairy) is pumped via pipeline to Lift Station 1 (10,000-gallon underground fiberglass tank) located at Arroyo Dairy. Wastewater from Lift Station 1 and two dairy facilities (Double Aught Dairy and Three Amigos Dairy) are pumped to digester Lift Station 2 (15,000-gallon underground fiberglass tank). From Lift Station 2, wastewater is pumped to one of two approximately 13,000,000-gallon double synthetically lined anaerobic digester impoundments with leak detection systems. Wastewater from the anaerobic digester impoundments is pumped through a rotary press and ultra-filtration unit for solids separation prior to being discharged to a third approximately 13,000,000-gallon double synthetically lined wastewater impoundment with leak detection system for disposal by evaporation. Wastewater from the third impoundment is also discharged by center pivot to up to 230 acres of irrigated cropland under cultivation. Wastewater from the rotary press, ultra-filtration unit and concrete solids storage pad will be collected and pumped to Lift Station 2. Separated dewatered solids are contained, transported, and disposed of offsite in accordance with all local, state, and federal regulations. Potential contaminants associated with this type of discharge include nitrogen compounds. The facility is located at 6402 Price's Lane, approximately 10 miles northwest of Dexter, in Sections 1, 11, 12, and 15, T12S, R25E, and Sections 22, 32, 33 and 34, T11S, R25E, Chaves County. Ground water beneath the site is at a depth of approximately 51 feet and has a total dissolved solids concentration of approximately 2,410 milligrams per liter. NMED permit contact: Sara Arthur at (505) 827-9669 or

Prior to ruling on any proposed Discharge Permit or its modification, the New Mexico Environment Department, (NMED) will allow thirty days after the date of publication of this notice to receive written comments and during which a public hearing may be requested by any interested person, including the applicant. Requests for public hearing shall be in writing and shall set forth the reasons why the hearing should be held. A hearing will be held If NMED determines that there is substantial public interest. Comments for requests for hearing should be submitted to the Ground Water Quality Bureau at PO Box 5469, Santa Fe, NM 87502-5469.



Notice to Bidders-RFP-14-006... Publish March 23, 2014



Municipal Animal Shelter Operation

The City of Roswell requests sealed bids/proposals until 2:00 p.m. TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014 in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Roswell, New Mexico for the above items.

Specifications are available at the Office of the Purchasing Director, City Hall, 425 North Richardson, Roswell, New Mexico 88201 or call 575-637-6222 unless stated otherwise. Specifications are also available on-line at

Click on Bids & RFP's

Notice is hereby given that the City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids/proposals received and in case of ambiguity or lack of clearness, the right to determine the best bid/proposal, or, to reject the same and to waive irregularities and technicalities.


/s/ ARTIE MORROW Asst. Purchasing Agent

Call for Proposals... Publish March 23, 2014


Notice is hereby given by the Board of Education of the Roswell Independent School District of Roswell, New Mexico, that sealed proposals for the furnishing of the following services will be received by E. Ryc Velasquez in the Support Services Office, 300 North Kentucky, Suite 201, Roswell, New Mexico until April 1, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m. RFP #14-12 Auditing Services

Specifications and instructions for proposals may be obtained from the above office. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject all proposals and to waive technicalities and irregularities. /s/Pauline Ponce, President Board of Education

Notice of Sale to Satisfy Lien... Publish March 23, 30, 2014


NOTICE OF SALE TO SATISFY LIEN P.O. Box 1268-505 East 19th St. Roswell, NM 88202-1268 (575) 623-8590

Laura Aragonez Donald or Billie Beans Michael Green KPZE Radio Amber Ruiz Matthew or Judy Runnels James Tougher

The named persons are hereby notified that the goods, wares and merchandise left by them in self storage with Roswell Self Storage will be sold by said company at public auction or other disposition of the property, if not claimed by April 18, 2014. The purpose of the public sale or other disposition of the property is to satisfy the lien of said company for storage of said goods, wares and merchandise, together with incidental and proper charges pertaining thereto, including the reasonable expenses of this sale, all as allowed by laws of the state of New Mexico.

Michael Woods Roswell Self Storage

Advertisement for Proposal... Publish March 16, 23, 2014


Cooperative Educational Services, 4216 Balloon Park Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, will receive sealed proposals until 1:30 p.m. local time, Friday, April 18, 2014, for Category 1: Modular and Portable Factory-Built Wood Buildings, Including Site Preparation, Delivery, Installation, Setup and Landscaping; Category 2: Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings Including Site Preparation, Delivery, Installation, and Setup; Category 3: Pre-Engineered Permanent and Re-Locatable Shade Structures, Including Site Preparation, Delivery, Installation, and Setup; Category 4: Contractor for Site Preparation, Transportation, Setup, Renovating, and Repair of Portable, Modular and Pre-Engineered Buildings Wood and Metal Buildings

There will be a Non-Required Pre-Proposal Conference held on Tuesday, April 01, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. local time at the Cooperative Educational Services offices, 4216 Balloon Park Road NE, Albuquerque, NM. To participate in the Pre-Proposal Conference by phone, contact CES' Procurement office by phone at 505-344-5470.

All proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED PROPOSAL - RFP 2014-010” on the front of the envelope. A list of qualifications and specifications, instructions to bidders and RFP forms can be obtained upon request by fax (505-344-9343), mail, email ( or by telephone (505-344-5470) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, except holidays. Cooperative Educational Services reserves the express right to accept or reject any or all bids. /s/ David Chavez, Executive Director

Roswell Daily Record

Dennis the Menace


809 N Delaware Sat & Sun 6am-12. Dressers, recliner, karaoke, baby items, couch, & lots of misc. items. Also selling burritos!

006. Southwest 1506 W. Hendricks, Saturday-Sunday, 8am.

ESTATE SALE April 5th 8-5 1506 S. Einsehower Rd. tools, antiques, household items, much much more. Everything must go!

ANNOUNCEMENTS 015. Personals Special Notice

I, WILLIE L. White, will not be responsible for any present & future debts that are not mine.

025. Lost and Found

LOST CHOCOLATE lab in Apache Hills area. PLEASE call 575-973-7680 FOUND VICINITY of 1400 block of W. 7th, black & tan mixed puppy. Please call to describe, 575-623-7701.


Request for Proposals... Publish March 16, 18, 23, 25, 2014

LEGAL NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Competitive sealed proposals for Workforce Investment Act Adult & Dislocated Worker programs are being solicited by the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board. The selected offeror will be responsible for the provision of Workforce Investment Act services in a seven-county area of Southwest New Mexico. A copy of the Request for Proposals and instructions for submittal may be obtained beginning March 17, 2014 from the procurement manager by calling (575) 740-5381 or by sending an email request to A PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE is scheduled at 2:00 pm (MDT) on March 27, 2014 at the Mesilla Town Hall located at 2231 Avenida de Mesilla in Mesilla, NM 88046. Extended Submittal Deadline: Sealed proposals will be received no later than 2:00 pm (MDT) on April 29, 2014 at the office of the Procurement Manager, Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board, 600 Hwy 195 Suite C, Elephant Butte, New Mexico 87935 or at P.O. Box 1072, Elephant Butte, NM 87935.

Notice of Public Hearing...

Publish March 23, 30, 2014


Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held to issue new Club Liquor license by the City Council of the City of Roswell during the regular Council Meeting on April 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 425 North Richardson, Roswell, New Mexico. 1. Applicant:

Proposed: Action

American Legion Post 28 1620 N. Montana Roswell, New Mexico 88201

Club Liquor License Application #895260

Licensee's: American Legion Post 28 1620 N. Montana Roswell, New Mexico 88201

At the meeting the Council may take action approving or disapproving the proposed applications. /s/Sharon Coll City Clerk

Advertisement for Proposal...

Publish March 16, 23, 2014


Cooperative Educational Services, 4216 Balloon Park Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, will receive sealed proposals until 1:30 p.m. local time, Friday, April 4, 2014, for RFP 2014-008, Category 1, PARCC Assessment Devices, Browsers and Tools to include Desktop, Laptop, Netbook, and Thin Client/VDI Computers, Tablets, Input Devices, Headphones/Earphones and Microphones, Accessories; Instructor and Student Tools/Accommodations.

There will be a Non-Required Pre-Proposal Conference held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. local time at the Cooperative Educational Services offices, 4216 Balloon Park Road NE, Albuquerque, NM. To participate in the Pre-Proposal Conference by phone, contact CES' Procurement office by phone at 505-344-5470.

All proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED PROPOSAL - RFP 2014-008” on the front of the envelope. A list of qualifications and specifications, instructions to Offerors and RFP forms can be obtained upon request by fax (505-344-9343), mail, email ( or by telephone (505-344-5470) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, except holidays. Cooperative Educational Services reserves the express right to accept or reject any or all bids.

/s/ David Chavez, Executive Director

025. Lost and Found

FOUND GREAT Dane in area of E. McGaffey. Call with description, 626-7790. LOST LARGE black cat, male, neutered, historic area on 3/18. “CHICO” REWARD. 575-625-1824


030. Education & Instructions

MEDICAL OFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED! Train to become a Medical Office Assistant!NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training at SC Train gets you job ready! HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! 1-888-926-6073


045. Employment Opportunities



Safe and Stable Families Supervisor

Turquoise Health and Wellness, Inc. is seeking to fill a full-time position as a Safe and Stable Families Supervisor. If you are an energetic person and want a rewarding career in the mental health field, come be a part of our team. This is an in-home service program working with families to improve parenting, life skills, and access to community resources. Master's degree in Social Work, Human Services, Education or related field is required. Must have 7 years experience working with families and 2 of those years must be in a supervisor role. An EOE. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Pleas send resume to: Turquoise Health and Wellness Attention: Samantha Reed 110 E. Mescalor Rd Roswell, NM 88201 Or LEARN TO drive in 5 short weeks. Artesia Training Academy has new classes forming. CDL Class A with endorsements. VA approved. 20 years of service to South East New Mexico. Call for more information 575-748-9766 or 1-888-586-0144 visit us at or visit us on Facebook. Tobosa Developmental Services is currently seeking Direct Care Support Staff for the Residential Department. Experience with developmentally disabled preferred but not required. Please submit current resume with completed application, police background check, copy of High School Diploma and driving record at 110 E. Summit, Roswell, NM 88203 or call (575)624-1025. Salary is negotiable based on experience and education level. Applications open until positions are filled. EOE

045. Employment Opportunities

WE ARE NOW HIRING! Explore the career possibilities at PepsiCo, the world’s second largest food and beverage company. Our main business Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola - make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverage that are loved throughout the world. We’re offering competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a team oriented environment. Our location in Roswell, NM has immediate Full Time openings and is actively recruiting for the following positions: •Fleet Mechanic

Apply online at: PepsiCo is an equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

OPTOMETRIC OFFICE seeking receptionist for a 1/2 day/afternoon position. Duties include: answering phone, making appointments, checking in/out patients and general clerical duties. PO Box 1897, Unit #366 Roswell, NM 88202 Dean Baldwin Painting, LP aircraft strip and paint services, is presently looking to fill the following long term, full-time positions: PAINTERS – Exp in stripping and painting aircraft or vehicles. PAINTER HELPERS – Exp preferred but not required. On the job training available! MJG CORPORATION is currently accepting applications for HVAC Techs. We offer: Top Salary and Benefits. Send resume or employment history to 204 W. 4th St. Roswell, New Mexico 88201: Call 575-622-8711 or fax to 575-623-3075 email to: LOOKING FOR a direct support staff, and RN nurse in Ruidoso & Alamogordo area. Please call 575-541-0623 for more information MANAGERS/SERVICE ADVISOR A progressive and expanding automotive repair and tire shop is seeking a MATURE Manager/Service Writer. Experience with domestic and foreign autos is preferred. Requires organized, motivated and enthusiastic professional with the ability to communicate with customer and technicians. Excellent Pay Plan with Benefits. Quarterly or semi-annual bonus plan. Compensation will be based on experience and ability. A $3,000 signing bonus is available. Fax resume to 575-625-1900 or call 575-626-1900 PRESTIGE EQUIPMENT RENTALS needs an Entry level office clerk. Full time. Good benefits. Salary depending on experience. Send resume or call for appointment. prestigerentals08@ 575-746-6944. 7183 Roswell Hwy in Artesia.


Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR OPENINGS AVAILABLE NOW Bookkeeper Looking for a hard working individual for bookkeeper position in a fast paced office. Bookkeeping and computer experience is required. Applicants must be able to multi-task, work in all facets of bookkeeping and work with accuracy. Benefits available. Send resume to P.O. Box 1210, Roswell, NM 88202. Allstate Security Services is currently seeking motivated and dependable individuals for full time and part time positions. Must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, valid drivers license, provide RPD background check, high school diploma or equivalent and be able to pass a drug screen. Please call 575-347-8990 to pick up an application at 1122 S. Union Ave. Drop off your resume in the mail slot any time. You may also e-mail resumes to sales@ BUTCH’S RATHOLE & ANCHOR SERVICE Now hiring Class A CDL drivers for Artesia, NM yard. Insurance & 401K. 575-513-1482, Garry. HIRING FOR sales and office clerk up to full time. 2308 S. Main Roswell. Apply in person NOW HIRING for part time night audit, experienced required. Please apply at 1201 N. Main st. DRIVER NEEDED Class A or B CDL with clear driving record, local route, competitive pay, 401K, insurance and paid time off. Call 800-658-2673 or 806-293-4431

045. Employment Opportunities

MJG CORPORATION is accepting applications for an energetic part-time secretary. Must have at least 1 year experience and have knowledge of windows operating systems. Please pick up application at MJG Corporation, 204 W. 4th St. Roswell, NM 88201 or fax work history to 575-623-3075 Attn: Gary.

Want a job that you can be proud of and feel good about doing every day? Working with senior citizens will bring a special joy into your life. Southeast NM Community Action Corporation is accepting application for:

Senior Citizens' Program Director(Carlsbad) Salary range is $40,000 to $50,000(DOQ). Attractive benefit package !!4.5 Day Work Week!! Paid holidays, medical/LTD/Life insurances, retirement plans, annual and sick leaves, and various training opportunities.

Review Deadline April 1, 2014 Positions will remain open until filled Apply at Department of Workforce Solutions at 2110 W Main, Roswell, NM or mail application to 1915 San Jose Blvd, Carlsbad, NM 88220 Go to to print out application packet. SNMCAC is an EEOE

045. Employment Opportunities

045. Employment Opportunities

ALL ABOUT SPAS is accepting applications for a full time Sales Clerk. Great earning potential with opportunity for advancement. Must be able to pass drug screening & background check. Inquire at All About Spas, 3700 N. Main St., Roswell.

NEED CASH? Be your own boss & build your business at Blairs Monterey indoor market at 1400 W. 2nd. Booths start at $75/mo. Call 623-0136

HAVE A passion for working with young children and families? This is your job!


KYMERA Independent Physicians Roswell, NM

As a growing Independent Physicians’ Office, Kymera is seeking Qualified Applicants for:

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation Head Start Program

Medical Office Clerk: FT – Reception/Scheduling/Medical Records. Applicants should demonstrate a caring, friendly/ outgoing attitude with customer service & organizational skills. Medical Office experience preferred.

is accepting applications for:

Teacher Assistant ~ $10.03 Family Services Assistant ~ 10.03 Substitute Teacher Assistant ~ $9.08 Monday ~ Thursday !!! Four Day Work Week!!!

Attractive Benefit package -->Paid Holidays, Medical/LTD/Life Insurances, Retirement plans, Sick Leave, Annual Leave (If eligible) Various Training Opportunities Review Deadline 04/01/2014

Positions will remain open until filled

Apply at Department of Workforce Solutions 2110 W. Main, Roswell, NM or mail application to 1915 San Jose Blvd., Carlsbad 88220 Go to to print out application packet SNMCAC as an EEOE

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Certified Medical Assistant/ EMT-I / Phlebotomist: FT 1-2 yrs exp working in a med office. Applicants must possess the ability to work with multiple patients in a high-volume office setting; background in chart preparation, EMR knowledge, familiarity with completing injections and drawing lab-work essential. Cert required.

Billing/Coding Specialist: FT – Exp in insurance billing and coding, patient/insurance collections and computer skills required. Knowledge of EMR systems. Quals: Minimum of 2 yrs. medical billing; knowledge of CPT; ICD-9; HCPCS; superb communication and people skills. Please Fax resume with cover letter to: HR Mngr 627-9520


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Interim Health Care of Roswell is seeking part time LPN/LVN and part time RN. Please stop by 1210 N. Main, Suite 200, between 8-2, Mon-Fri for application or call 575-625-8885. PARALEGAL NEEDED. Please send resume to PO Box 3220, Roswell, NM 88202. Salary DOE

DRIVERS (DAY and Night) needed for Artesia – Class A CDL, tanker endorsement, and good driving record required. Apply at 11376 Lovington Hwy, Artesia or call Brad at 575-631-5927. Standard Energy Services. EEO FIRST UNITED Methodist Church Roswell has two staff positions available. Half-time children's ministries director and full-time faith development coordinator. Both positions require working with a wide variety of ages. Must be able to work both weekday and weekend hours. Education and experience preferred. Job descriptions available at the FUMC office at 200 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Roswell, NM. 575-622-1881. Southeast NM Community Action Corporation is accepting application for: Fiscal Director The position of Fiscal Director is an administrative and professional position which duties and responsibilities include the supervision and training of the Accounting Department staff, planning and oversight of financial systems and policy, budgeting, responsibility for oversight of the annual audit; liaison with all departments, contract management, cash flow and computerized fund accounting including financial statements. Will receive instruction, training, supervision, and evaluations from the Executive Director. SNMCAC is a multi-funded governmental entity, which manages various planning and assistance grants, which are state or federally funded. Salary range is $55,000 to $65,000(DOQ). !!4 Day Work Week!! Attractive benefit package _Paid holidays, medical/LTD/Life insurances, retirement plans, annual and sick leaves, and various training opportunities. Review Deadline April 7, 2014

Positions will remain open until filled

Apply at Department of Workforce Solutions 2110 W. Main, Roswell, NM or mail application to 1915 San Jose Blvd., Carlsbad 88220 Go to to print out application packet SNMCAC as an EEOE



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919 S. 1st Street Artesia, New Mexico

D4 Sunday, March 23, 2014 045. Employment Opportunities

PEPPERS GRILL & BAR is accepting applications for potential openings. Applications available between 2:00-4:00 pm, 500 N. Main SAFE AND STABLE FAMILIES

Turquoise Health and Wellness, Inc. is seeking to fill a part-time position as a Safe and Stable Families Practitioner. If you are an energetic person and want a rewarding career in the mental health field, come be a part of our team. This is an in-home service program with families to improve parenting, life skills, and access to community resources. Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Education or related field is required. Must have 3 years experience working with families. An EOE. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Pleas send resume to: Turquoise Health and Wellness Attention: Samantha Reed 110 E. Mescalero Rd Roswell, NM 88201 or

The Roswell Daily Record is currently accepting applications for a reporter. Must be a good writer and speller. Send resume to: Roswell Daily Record, Attn: C Fischer PO Box 1897, Roswell, NM or emailed to No phone calls, please.

CAR RENTAL company has opening for Customer Service, Rental/Sales Agent. Applicant should have professional customer service skills and be dependable. Retirees and Seniors welcome to apply. Apply at Avis Rental Counter inside airport, 8am-1pm. DEXTER CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS Notice of Vacancy

Educational Assistant Librarian

Information and applications are available on our website For questions - Beth Benedict HR 734-5420 #319. Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of information received. Selected applicants will be invited to interview. EEOE

045. Employment Opportunities

TWO PT NURSERY WORKERS - Job entails either Wednesday evening or Sunday morning (or both) if needed. Apply at First United Methodist Church - 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. between 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Drug and background checks required. 575-622-1881. ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER JOBS in 33 New Mexico newspapers for only $100. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 288,000 readers. Call this newspaper to place your ad or log onto for more information. IMMEDIATE OPENING – EXERCISE RIDER FOR RACE HORSES, experience only, house provided. Must ride flat saddle. Private New Mexico Farm, Tularosa, NM 505-429-4031. THE TOWN of Dexter is currently accepting applications for Life Guards during the summer months. Applicants must be CPR, First Aid and Life Guard Certified highly motivated, ethical, team oriented drug/substance free and be dedicated to serving the Town of Dexter. Hourly rate of $9.00 per hour Please pick up and return completed applications to: Dexter Town Hall, 115 E. 2nd Street Dexter, New Mexico. Applications will be accepted until April 4, 2014 @2pm. The Town of Dexter is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug/Alcohol-Free Environment

DENTAL ASSISTANT Need extra cash? Part Time Available!

CORIZON, a provider of health services for the New Mexico Department of Corrections, has an excellent eight (8) hours per week opportunity on DAYS at Roswell Correctional Center in Hagerman. Candidates must possess a Dental Assistant, CPR and AED certification.


For further info: Chrystal Whitney, Administrator 575-625-3184 Chrystal.whitney@ EOE/AAP/DTR

045. Employment Opportunities


Are you interested in making a difference in someone's life? We are looking for caring & reliable individuals to help care for our clients. Weather you are providing companionship, help around the house, preparing a meal, or personal care, you work in an intimate one-to-one setting with individuals who are in great need of support.

Comfort Keepers is pursuing experienced caregivers to work in the Roswell, Dexter, Hagerman and Artesia areas. We offer flexible schedules both part time and full time with competitive pay. Stop by our Roswell office at: 1410 South Main to visit with us today or call Kim at 575-624-9999 for more information.

Registered Nursing at Corizon...

No Nights, Weekends or Holidays!

Corizon, a provider of health services for the New Mexico Department of Corrections, has an excellent Full Time, DAY opportunity for experienced RNs at Roswell Correctional Center in Hagerman. Corizon offers competitive rates and comprehensive benefits with the opportunity to learn a growing specialty! For more info, contact Chrystal Whitney, Administrator 575-625-3184 or Chrystal.whitney@ EOE/AAP/DTR

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located at 2300 N Main Street. Our hotel is looking for a friendly and professional Guest service Representative to join our busy team. Ideally you will have at least one year of experience in a hotel front desk environment, be able to demonstrate initiative and deliver great service. We are also accepting applications for Housekeeping please apply in person M-F 9am to 3pm.


045. Employment Opportunities

TANKER DRIVERS Solo/Team: Up to $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Up to 63cpm plus additional for pump offs, mileage bonuses! 1-year OTR required. Call 888.799.4873 Family Resource & Referral is looking for quality individuals to work the 2014 After School Program. Must be at least 18 years old and enjoy working and playing with school age children. Hours are Monday-Friday, 2:30pm-5:30pm except on Wednesdays 1;30pm-5:30pm. Previous childcare experience is preferred but not required. Please apply at 118 E. 4th St. or call 623-9438. EOE


Eye Associates of New Mexico is the largest ophthalmology and optometry practice in the Southwest. We currently have the above-listed position open in our Roswell Clinic. Some positions require travel; please check the specific ad on the websites. To learn more about this position and our organization, please see the expanded information on or Please send resume and cover letter stating the specific position and location for which you are applying to: Eye Associates of New Mexico, 8801 Horizon Blvd. NE #360, Albuquerque, NM 87113, Attn: Human Resources; or fax to (800) 548-5213; or email to No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-free workplace.

MAMA TUCKER’S is now hiring for front counter help. Apply at 3109 N Main between the hours of 9:00am and 2:00pm. Mon-Fri. No phone calls. WITH OUR growth, We need HELP Reservations specialist Experienced Housekeeper, Handy Man APPLY READY TO WORK. 2803 w 2nd St. Roswell No calls



Air Center Electrician Airport Hourly Range: $13.1368-$18.0647 (Current Journeyman Electrician License Required) (DOQ)

Building Inspector

Code Enforcement

Recreation Leader I (RFT)

Recreation Administration Starting Rate: $10.3649/hr

Executive Secretary


Street Maintainer I Highways and Streets (CDL License Required) Transit Vehicle Operator (PT) Pecos Trails (CDL License Required) Wastewater Electrician Water- WWTP (Current Journeyman Electrician License Required) Water & Sewer Maintainer I (CDL License Required)

Starting Rate: $16.8833/hr

Starting Rate: $13.8899/hr

Starting Rate: 10.8077/hr

Water-Maint & Transmission

Starting Rate: $9.8513/hr Rate: $13.1368-$18.0647/hr (DOQ)

Starting Rate: $10.8077/hr

CLOSING DATE Until Filled 4/4/14



Until Filled Until Filled Until Filled Until Filled

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application for each job for which they are applying. Failure to submit a complete application packet and all its requirements will invalidate your application. Application and job description(s) for the above position(s) are available on our website at The City of Roswell offers a competitive benefit package which includes medical, life, vision, dental, and retirement! Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 5:00 p.m. of the closing date to be considered. All positions are subject to preemployment post offer drug testing. The City of Roswell is an EOE/Drug Free Employer

045. Employment Opportunities

Accountant/Bookkeeper needed for a friendly, growing CPA firm. Duties include general ledger preparation through financial statement presentation. Experience in basic tax return preparation is a plus. Advanced tax return preparation experience is a plus. Experience with QuickBooks, Word and Excel would be helpful, but not required. Flexible hours, pleasant working environment and excellent benefits including medical insurance reimbursement, profit-sharing and pension plan. You will be the fifteenth person in our office family and you will enjoy working with us. Please e-mail your resume or letter of introduction to or mail to DSC, PO Box 2034, Roswell, NM 88202-2034.

DO YOU like to travel? Enjoy working with customers? Are you professional in appearance and demeanor? Are you good with hand and power tools? Any light construction experience? Good driving record? King Enterprises is seeking a Field Service Representative for the New Mexico region.

To see a full job description and apply go to Look under Careers.


080. Alterations

ALTERATIONS & Misc. Sewing - 840-8065.

105. Childcare DAYCARE PROVIDER Call 575-291-4635

135. Ceramic Tile

CERAMIC TILE Do you need to tile your floor? Here in Roswell, Ben does it for you. From $295 ONLY per room. It includes everything. I also do small plumbing jobs. 505-990-1628 or 575-910-3467 (cell)

Roswell Daily Record 140. Cleaning

230. General Repair

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252

HANDYMAN Tile, drywall, painting, clean up, countertops. Service swam coolers. 317-1566 or 910-5704

SUNSHINE WINDOW Services. Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458

235. Hauling

150. Concrete

PROPERTY CLEANUPS Tear down old bldgs, barns, haul trash, old farm equip. 347-0142/317-7738

Running Bear Concrete Foundations, Driveways, Stamping, Sidewalks, Curbing, Stucco. Lic: 373219. Call 317-6058

RWC. BACKHOE, skid steer, dump truck, bom lift, services. Insured. Call Hector 575-910-8397.

185. Electrical

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

ELECTRICAL SERVICES Meter loops, service upgrades, remodels, additions, service calls. Lowest prices in town. Free estm. Lic#360025. 910-4193

Landscaping, mowing, trimming, & trees cut down. sprinklers, etc. 420-0965

200. Fencing

Rodriguez Construction FOR WOOD, metal, block, stucco fencing, Since 1974. Lic. 22689. 420-0100 M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991

225. General Construction 575-973-1019 Alpha Construction New Construction, remodels, additions, concrete & painting. Lic. & Bonded Call Adam 626-2050

Lawn and Landscape Maintenance One time or recurring service available 575-973-1019

WE WORK Yard & alley cutting, garden rototilling, hauling. Call Will at 317-7402 or 317-2573.

LIGHTHOUSE LAWN-SERVICE affordable basic lawn care. No job too big or small, we do it all! Free estimates, call 575-921-5671

HANDYMAN General Repair 317-2137 or 317-2138 35 yrs experience HOME REPAIR & improvements, roofs, drywall, ceiling fans, etc. 575-808-6745 or 575-322-6745

Spring Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242.

WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121.

SWAMP COOLER TIME HANDYMAN SERVICES specialized in small and large home projects, one call does it all. Estimates 637-0255

230. General Repair

LNL landscaping, haul off, clean up, ref. & licensed. 973-8638 or 416-1904

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Yard work, clean-ups, lawns. Handyman svc. David 637-9580. Garcia’s Lawn Service, sprinklers & much more at low price. 914-0803. RETIRED GUYS will mow, trim & edge yards. Reasonable! Call Charlie & Mike. 910-1358. Emerald Landscaping Lawn & sprinkler installation, sprinkler repair, sod, gravel, lawn maintenance. Maintenance/Free Estimates/accept credit cards. Lic#89265. Call: Aaron, 575-910-0150 or Chris, 420-3945 WILL MOW grass at price you choose, also do odd jobs. 575-347-5648 or 626-0518

Mow Grass, Trim Bushes, Clean Ups, Hauling Trash Leaf Raking, flower beds, tree pruning, rock yards & rototilling, pick up pecans, concrete jobs, repair sprinklers & fences. 347-8156, 347-8157 Pedro

285. Miscellaneous Services

Extreme Inflatables Come try our Bungee Run. Spring Break Special. April 8th-13th. Parking area between Big Lots & Zen Diner, 2513 N. Main. POOL TABLE repairs/recovering. Reasonable rates. 575-650-2591 Canada Drug Center is your choice for safe and affordable medications. Our licensed Canadian mail order pharmacy will provide you with savings of up to 90 percent on all your medication needs. Call today 1-800-661-3783, for $10.00 off your first prescription and free shipping.


Bilingual Teachers Wanted Manor ISD recruiters will be in Roswell on March 29th Please email the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, to schedule an interview on Saturday afternoon.

Manor ISD is Nestled in the middle of the High-Tech corridor and just outside the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Manor ISD, the ‘Home of Project Based Instruction’, is a fast growth suburban school district on the northeast side of Austin, Texas. Manor ISD with approximately 9,000 students has 2 high schools, 2 middle schools and 6 elementary schools, and 1 alternative school. For more information please visit THE HOLLYFRONTIER COMPANIES MECHANIC #1 (ARTESIA)



Please view the full job description on our website at HollyFrontier is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

HollyFrontier Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other specialty products. HollyFrontier operates through its subsidiaries a 135,000 barrels per stream day ("bpsd") refinery located in El Dorado, Kansas, a 125,000 bpsd refinery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a 100,000 bpsd refinery located in Artesia, New Mexico, a 52,000 bpsd refinery located in Cheyenne, Wyoming and a 31,000 bpsd refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. HollyFrontier markets its refined products principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. A subsidiary of HollyFrontier also currently owns a 39% interest (including a 2% general partner interest) in Holly Energy Partners, L.P. HollyFrontier Corporation’s mission is to be the premier U.S. petroleum refining, pipeline and terminal company and we believe hiring and developing employees is crucial to achieving these goals.

HOURS OF WORK: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Overtime as well as weekend on-call rotation is required. REQUIRED SKILLS: Candidates must have a strong background in rotating equipment maintenance, repair and troubleshooting along with construction knowledge gained either through work experience or technical school training. Experienced with the maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of all types of pumps, turbines, gear boxes and compressors. Other duties required will be forklift operation and in general any duties required to support and contribute to an efficient maintenance organization. Successful candidate will be on an on-call schedule. REQUIRED EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE BACKGROUND: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience is required.

BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS: Must complete a comprehensive written pre-employment examination. A comprehensive physical examination must be satisfactorily completed. A DRUG SCREEN IS PART OF THE PHYSICAL. PHYSICAL: Manual dexterity requirements include climbing to heights exceeding REQUIREMENTS 100’, working in close confined spaces, and wearing of respiratory protective equipment. MENTAL CAPABILITIES: Ability to analyze and solve problems quickly and efficiently, ability to multitask and cope with several problems or projects at the same time. Make decision and take responsibility.

BENEFITS: A comprehensive fringe benefit package for employee and family. The program includes medical, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, paid holidays, paid vacations, 401K and retirement plans.

REMUNERATION: $36.43/hr for a #1 position and 34.64/hr for a #2 position. A 180-day probationary period applies. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must reside within 30 minutes of the Artesia Plant and be able to be contacted by telephone. WHERE TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained at the New Mexico Department of Labor located at 704 W Main St., Artesia, NM 88210 or

CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received by 4:00p.m., Monday March 31, 2014.


Roswell Daily Record 310. Painting/ Decorating EXTERIOR/INTERIOR, INSURED. Call Hector 575-910-8397.

TIME TO PAINT? Quality int./ext. painting. Call 637-9108.

345. Remodeling

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 626-4153.

490. Homes For Sale Owner finance 2 houses on extra large lot, completely remodeled 3br/2ba, basement, new metal roof, new carpet, ceramic tile, mini blinds, all electric, central ac and heat, rent one or mother-in-law. 135K with $10k down/ negotiable. #7 morning side, payments $950mo. 575-416-1454 or 622-6786

ELIDA, S Main St. 2bd/1ba single family, nice .25acre lot lease or cash Call for details 855-664-8357

NO JOB too small, repair, remodeling, etc. Reasonable rates, quality work. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const., Inc. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

409 LA Fonda clean 3br/2ba, 1 car gar., nice house move-in ready $124k no owner financing, Realtors welcome, will pay standard commission. Call 627-7595.

RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insuranced. Hector (575)910-8397

ECLIPSE $3500 firm new gold pearl paint job, good tires, clean interior, mechanically solid, see at 1116 N. Kansas or call 575-578-9142

350. Roofing

FSBO: 2BR/1BA, ref. air, 1005 S. Plains Park, $52,000, no owner finance. GENERAL CONTRACTOR Professional Roofing, Landscaping, Irrigation, Stucco, Tile, Painting, Concrete and Fence Work (575) 973-1019 Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

395. Stucco Plastering

RWC Lath and Stucco. Insuranced. Hector (575)910-8397 Stucco, Lath, synthetic, guaranteed work. Memo 575-637-1217 M. G. Horizons All types of Stucco and Wire lath. Free Estimates 623-1991

2Bd $85K w/house in bk & 3Bd $65K, fncd yrds, call M-Th 8a-noon, 624-1331 GREAT OPPORTUNITY 3bd/1ba house valued at 90,000 will sell for $60,000 central heating and air, great cond. Call 637-0563 Immaculate custom home in Briar Ridge, 3yrs old, 3br/2ba, 81 Bent Tree Rd., $130,900. 831-915-0226 Rent to own 2br, $500/mo, 1st & last mo., 1210 N. Union. 622-6786 or 416-1454 Rent to own 2br, $500/mo, 1st & last mo., 606 N. Garden. 622-6786 or 575-416-1454

492. Homes for Sale/Rent

EXPERT TAX preparation, and accounting services, Call New Mexico Management Services 622-4046 or 420-0880 Fast service, degreed and 30 yrs exp. REDUCE YOUR Past Tax Bill by as much as 75 Percent. Stop Levies, Liens and Wage Garnishments. Call The Tax DR Now to see if you Qualify 1-800-912-0758 ARE YOU in BIG trouble with the IRS? Stop wage & bank levies, liens & audits, unfiled tax returns, payroll issues, & resolve tax debt FAST. Seen on CNN. A BBB. Call 1-800-921-5512

410. Tree Service

STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 623-4185 QUICKCUT TREE service 575-208-8963 best service beat prices, licensed and insured

TRIPLE WIDE 1978 in excellent shape with all new flooring, window coverings, paint, very spacious 1500 Sq ft, 2bd/2ba in North Senior Park $38,500 OBO 575-626-5167

520. Lots for Sale

PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848. 1. Star Filled Nights 2. Lots Starting at $20,000 3. Beautiful Sunsets 4. Antelope Roam Free 5. Private 5 Acre Lots 6. Some Mountain Views 7. Owner Financing No Qualifying

You Need To Be At Buena Vida! More Info Call Jim Moore Owner/Broker 575-623-1800 or 575-626-5352

Mobile Home Lots for sale: Lot size 50x134 $19,500. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352.

521. Cemetery Lots

2 LOTS on Block 55, Row D, Space #33 & #34, $3000 for both. 575-763-9939 South Park, Block 58, Row M, Space 23, 24, 25 & 26. $1450 each or $5750 for all four. 575-420-8704



495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

10 ACRES S. of Roswell. Electric, well, septic, greenhouse, chicken coops, barn. 16 Krenzell Rd. Dexter. 623-3114 5 ACRES 62 E Orchard Pk Rd $19,000 interesados al 910-0644

500. Businesses for Sale

RESTAURANT FOR SALE, owner retiring, good cash flow, serious inquiries only. Call 317-0029 SELF STORAGE UNITS FOR SALE, 104 UNITS, PLUS EXCESS LAND, SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. 317-0029

540. Apartments Unfurnished

Very nice 2br/1.5ba, Apartment. North location, garage, $800/mo, $400/dep, 1 yr lease, no HUD or pets, 420-4535. FIRST MONTH FREE 3br/2ba, $753, 1000 sqft, all bills paid, cold central AC, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. ALL BILLS PAID 1BR $544, 2BR $653, 3br/2ba $753/mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944 1&2Bd, 3 locations, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, M-Th 8a-noon 624-1331 BETTER LIVING is within reach! 2br/1ba $592, 3br/2ba, $674, 5br/2ba $812, central H/C, fridge, stove, DW, GD, W/D hookups, 2 refreshing pools, Section 8 Vouchers accepted, 623-7711, Villas of Briar Ridge. 306 W Mescalero Rd. 2br, wtr pd., appliances, garbage disposal, w/d hookup, No Pets/Hud & smoking outside, Adults. $625/mo, 575-317-2059. EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. SPRING SPECIAL Convenient location close to shopping area, clean 2 Lg bdrs, Lvng room. extra storage, laundry facilities, only $575 wtr and gs pd. 910-7076 or 910-0851 EFF, 1,2 BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377

535. Apartments Furnished

1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-noon 624-1331

400. Tax Service

ANAYA Gross Receipts Consulting & Tax Service. Contact us to Anayalate your tax problems. Over 25 yrs. exp. Personal & Business. Compare our prices/we e-file. 575-623-1513 508 W. 2nd St. I TIN’S Welcome

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

ALHAMBRA APARTMENTS Three bedroom, 2 baths, dbl. garagefurnished. Utilities incl. Available April 1. Two bedroom, 1 bath, water included. Call Sherlea Taylor, 420-1978 or 624-2219 for details. FT emplyd Female to share furnIshed house in quiet-safe area, close to McGaffey & Sunset. utilities pd, $425/mo. 420-8333.

540. Apartments Unfurnished

SENIOR CITIZEN 4plex unit North near Senior Circle xtra nice 2br 2ba kitchen appliances w/d area ref air carport security bars, $650 wtr pd 317-8854 305-C W. Deming, 1br, ref. air, appliances, utilities pd., $500/mo, $300/dep. 575-623-7678

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished LUXURY 2BD/2BA 2 car garage, all utilities pd, really nice! $1250mo $1250dep. 3 months lease minimum. 575-626-4666 or 575-622-4470

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-noon 624-1331 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 N. OF the Mall, small furnished house, 2br/1ba, washer and dryer, bills pd, carport, maintain yard, no hud no pets, adult property, seniors preferred. $750/mo, $500/dep. 625-0684 or 626-2545.

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

4bd 2ba $1200/mo. $800/dep. No Bills Paid, No Pets, Non-smoking. HUD welcome! (619) 392-9140. 2&3Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-noon 624-1331 3BR/1BA, $950/MO, $500/dep, at the Base, HUD accepted, 420-1352. NOW AVAILABLE 3/2/1, large fenced yard, $1100 1st/last, $500/dep, pets ok w/dep. 914-8698 or 8695 3/2/1, 703 Adams Dr. Close to shopping, RHS, $1100mo, $300/dep, No Pets/Smoking, 575-910-1605. TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 2100 Clover Ln., Handicap accessible 2/2 townhouse, storage, no smoking or pets, $900/mo, $700/dep. 622-7010 or 910-6104 DUPLEX, 408 S. Pennsylvania, Unit A, 3br/1.5ba, all electric, water pd, NO HUD, $650/mo, $500/dep. References required. Call for application, 575-623-1800. 3br/1ba, fenced bkyrd, w/d hkp, 5 blocks from Monterrey Elem. 625-9004 2BR & 4br homes available, 1 yr lease, no pets, HUD accepted. 619-804-5713 RENT with opt. buy. Near Monterrey Elem. school. 4br/3ba, ref air, FP, den, dining room, large fenced yard, storage room. 625-9004. 61 Bent Tree Rd., 3br/2ba, 2 car gar., $950/mo, $950/dep, no pets/HUD. Call WC Property Management at 57-317-1605.

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. Town Plaza Apartments NO HUD ACCEPTED ALL UTILITIES PAID Friendly managers. New Renovated EXTRA LARGE 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. Each 2 & 3 bedroom is multi level, upstairs & downstairs w/ large closets, stove & refrigerator, private patios, and private parking. Complex has a pool, laundry room, and a quiet garden setting environment. Friendly managers on-site. Good credit? Pay less rent! 575-623-2735.

TREE TRIMMING and removal, free estimates, super clean up, 840-9105 Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835

435. Welding

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insuranced. Hector (575) 910-8397


455. Money to Loan/Borrow WE NEED 50K good interest good collateral 622-6786


490. Homes For Sale OWNER CAN finance 2 bd 1 bath. Lots of storage 606 N. Garden and 1210 N. Union 575-622-6786 5br/3ba, north Roswell; $260,000 updated; 2800 sqft; 6 acres, trees, water rights. 575-973-2353 FSBO, 3/2/1 Great Condition, lots of features & extras, $91,000. 622-1204 FSBO- TWO homes on one lot. Great Investment Property, Main house, 3/2, 2 car gar, hard wood floors, 1800 plus sq ft, walk in closets, FP, Ldy rm, Fam rm, Living rm, Central heat & refrigerated air, large yard,-2nd home is a 2/1, 900 + sq ft, lots of upgrades, 909 S. Michigan 711 W. Summit. Do Not Disturb Tenants in 2nd home $155,000 cash or bank loan only Call Jim to see 575-910-7969


Please view the full job description on our website at HollyFrontier is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

HollyFrontier Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other specialty products. HollyFrontier operates through its subsidiaries a 135,000 barrels per stream day ("bpsd") refinery located in El Dorado, Kansas, a 125,000 bpsd refinery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a 100,000 bpsd refinery located in Artesia, New Mexico, a 52,000 bpsd refinery located in Cheyenne, Wyoming and a 31,000 bpsd refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. HollyFrontier markets its refined products principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. A subsidiary of HollyFrontier also currently owns a 39% interest (including a 2% general partner interest) in Holly Energy Partners, L.P. HollyFrontier Corporation’s mission is to be the premier U.S. petroleum refining, pipeline and terminal company and we believe hiring and developing employees is crucial to achieving these goals. BASIC FUNCTION: Conducts accounting assignments as assigned with limited supervision. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one to five years related experience is required.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, in accounting, finance or related field, is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Must have intermediate understanding of accounting practices and procedures with the ability to perform accounting analysis as needed. Working knowledge of Microsoft products, experience with accounting and maintenance software, and experience in oil & gas accounting is preferred. Basic reading and writing skills and the ability to perform intermediate mathematical calculations.Ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication. WORK CONDITIONS: Office based. May be required to work flexible hours.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job conditions require sitting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, reaching or grasping, and perceiving color differences. Job con-

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580. Office or Business Places 1139 S. MAIN Over 2200 sqft, all new plumbing, electrical, ref. air, wired for individual offices. $1500/mo. 626-6765

FOR LEASE, space in Sunwest Centre Office Complex at 500 N. Main St. Various size spaces. Owner-paid utilities and janitorial. Suite customization available. High floor space available for larger tenants. Call Ed McClelland, Broker or come by Suite 606. Office 575-623-1652 or mobile 575-420-2546 MAIN ST. storefront, 2200+sqft, $1200/dep, $1200/mo. 627-9942 3000 sqft office building for lease or rent, $800/mo. 2809 E. 2nd 575-623-6039 200 S. Union. Two suites, approximately 1200 sqft and 810 sqft. Great location. Will remodel to suit tenant. Call Jan at 625-2222.

580. Office or Business Places 311-313 W. 2nd, 1800 sqft. Call John Grieves, PELR at 575-626-7813.

STORE FRONT Professional office suite for lease, 2000 sqft, everything new, AC, plumbing, electrical. Will build to suit. Employee parking in rear. 105 W. 6th. 575-420-6050

HUGE STORE front & warehouse for lease, 5000 sqft. All new AC, plumbing, electrical. 107 W. 6th. 575-420-6050


605. Miscellaneous for Sale

NEED FURNITURE Shop Blair’s for the best prices on used furniture, beds, dressers, table & chairs, living room sets, patio sets, bookshelves, appliances, antiques, collectibles, home decor & housewares, saddles, tools, movies, plus lots more. Open daily 9-5, closes Wed. 627-2033


605. Miscellaneous for Sale FAST TREES Grow 6-10 ft yearly $17.00 +. or 509-447-4181

RETIRED MAGISTRATE Judge Gene De Los Santos (known as the compassionate judge) teaches Sunday nights and Wednesday nights at Edgewood Community Church, 337 E. 6th St. here in Roswell, NM. (one block west of north Garden St.) time is 6:00pm. “Come and be blessed” 622-6786 Power wheelchair, hospital bed, oxygen cyl. grab bars, lift chair. 622-7638 Top Quality reconditioned appliances on sale. Many like new less than half the price! Washers, dryers $75 & up. Refrigerators, stoves from $100. Excellent selection, Camper’s Appliances, 300 E. McGaffey 623-0397. Everything guaranteed!




005 Special Notice 010 Card of Thanks 015 Personals/Special 020 Transportation 025 Lost & Found


030 Education 035 Music – Dance/Drama 040 Instructions Wanted


045 Employment Opportunities 050 Salesperson/Agents 055 Employment Agencies 060 Jobs Wanted – M & F


070 Agricultural Analysis 075 Air Conditioning 080 Alterations 085 Appliance Repair 090 Auto Repair 100 Babysitting 105 Childcare 110 Blade Work 115 Bookkeeping 120 Carpentry 125 Carpet Cleaning 130 Carpeting 135 Ceramic Tile 140 Cleaning 145 Clock & Watch Repair 150 Concrete 155 Counseling 160 Crafts/Arts 165 Ditching 170 Drafting 175 Drapery 180 Drilling 185 Electrical 190 Engraving 195 Elderly Care 200 Fencing 205 Fertilizer 210 Firewood – Coal 215 Floor Covering 220 Furniture Repair 224 Garage Door Repair 225 General Construction 226 Waterwell 230 General Repair 232 Chimney Sweep 235 Hauling 240 Horseshoeing 245 House Wrecking 250 Insulation 255 Insurance 260 Ironing & Washing 265 Janitorial 269 Excavating 270 Landscape/Lawnwork 280 Masonry/Concrete 285 Miscellaneous Service 290 Mobile Home Service 293 Monuments 295 Musical 300 Oil Field Services 305 Computers 306 Rubber Stamps 310 Painting/Decorating 315 Pest Control 316 Pets 320 Photography 325 Piano Tuning 330 Plumbing 335 Printing 340 Radio/TV’s/Stereo’s 345 Remodeling 350 Roofing 355 Sand Blasting 356 Satellite 360 Screens/Shutters 365 Security 370 Sewer Service & Repair 375 Sewing Machine Service 380 Sharpening 385 Slenderizing 390 Steam Cleaning 395 Stucco Plastering 400 Tax Service 401 Telephone Service 405 Tractor Work 410 Tree Service 415 Typing Service 420 Upholstery 425 Vacuum Cleaners 426 Video/Recording 430 Wallpapering 435 Welding

440 Window Repair 441 Window Cleaning 445 Wrought Iron 450 Services Wanted


455 Money: Loan/Borrow 456 Credit Cards 460 Insurance Co. 465 Oil, Mineral, Water, Land Lease/Sale 470 Investment: Stocks/Sale 475 Mortgages for Sale 480 Mortgages Wanted 485 Business Opportunities

Real Estate

490 Homes for Sale 495 Acreage/Farm/Ranch 500 Business for Sale 505 Commercial Business Property 510 Resort Out of Town Property 515 Mobile Homes/Sale 520 Lots for Sale 525 Building Transfer 530 Real Estate Wanted


535 Apartments, Furnished 540 Apartments, Unfurnished 545 Houses, Furnished 550 Houses, Unfurnished 555 Mobile Homes – Rental 560 Sleeping Rooms 565 Rest Homes 569 Mobile Home Lots/Space 570 Mobile Home Courts 571 RV Parks 575 Resort Homes 580 Office/Business Rentals 585 Warehouse & Storage 590 Farms/Acreage – Rent 595 Miscellaneous for Rent 600 Want to Rent


605 Miscellaneous for Sale 610 Garage Sales, Individuals 611 Garage Sales, Businesses 615 Coins/Gold/Silver 620 Want to Buy – Miscellaneous 625 Antiques 630 Auction Sales 635 Good Things to Eat 640 Household Goods 645 Sewing Machines 650 Washers & Dryers 652 Computers 655 TV’s & Radios 660 Stereos 665 Musical Merchandise 670 Industrial Equipment 675 Camera/Photography 680 Heating Equipment 685 Air Conditioning Equipment 690 Business/Office Equipment 695 Machinery 700 Building Materials 705 Lawn/Garden/Fertilizer 710 Plants/Flowers 715 Hay & Feed Sale 720 Livestock & Supplies 721 Boarding Stables 725 Livestock Wanted 730 Poultry & Supplies 735 Poultry Wanted 740 Show Fowl 745 Pets for Sale


750 Sports Equipment 755 Bicycles for Sale 760 Hunting & Camping Equipment 765 Guns & Ammunition 770 Boats & Accessories 775 Motorcycles 780 RV’s/Campers 785 Trailers Wanted


790 Automobiles for Sale 795 Trucks & Vans 796 SUV’s 800 Classic Automobiles 805 Imported Automobiles 810 Auto Parts & Accessories 815 Wanted – Autos

D6 Sunday, March 23, 2014 605. Miscellaneous for Sale

WOOD FOR sale carpentry use or firewood. $250 obo. 575-495-1416 after 2pm. PIANO, BEDROOM suites, entertainment center, bar stools, Pub table, dining set, misc., tables, decorative shelves, computer desk, microwave cabinet, TVs. 637-8204 COMPLETE HAIR salon equipment, four wet stations, four all purpose chairs, three dryer chairs, six mats and one manicure table. Call 575-623-8529 for information BEAUTIFUL 42’’ round, solid Oak table w/12’’ leaf, 1910 Singer tredle sewing machine, Queen head board & rails. 840-4930 or 840-4920

BUNDLE AND SAVE! DIRECTV, INTERNET& PHONE From $69.99/mo. Free 3-Months of HBO, starz, SHOWTIME & CINEMAX FREE GENIE 4-Room Upgrade LOCK IN 2 YR Savings Call 1-800-264-0340

605. Miscellaneous for Sale MASON & Hamlin piano excellent cond. 575-637-1876

REDUCE YOUR CABLE BILL!* Get a whole-home Satellite system installed at NO COST and programming starting at $19.99/mo. FREE HD/DVR Upgrade to new callers, SO CALL NOW 1-800-719-8092 4PC. FLEXSTEEL sect. 4 sma. tables. Beveled mirrors 46”x36” $100 36x28 $50. Dorm Refrig. $50. 3 TVs, bedframe $25, computer desk $40, Mat cutter, swivel TV table $40, wheel barrow, mower. 575-973-8934, 623-3284 DISH TV Retailer. Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1-800-315-7043 DIRECTTV - 2 Year Savings Event! Over 140 channels only $29.99 a month. Only DirecTV gives you 2 YEARS of savings and a FREE Genie upgrade! Call 1-800-264-0340 SHARI`S BERRIES - Order Mouthwatering Gifts for any Occasion! SAVE 20 percent on qualifying orders over $29! Fresh Dipped Berries starting at $19.99! Visit or Call 1-800-406-5015

The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Diffi- JACQUELINE cult


605. Miscellaneous for Sale

RECUMBENT EXERCISE bicycle, Pro-Forms XP, 400 R. excellent condition, $195. 575-623-5605 ENJOY 100 percent guaranteed, delivered?to-the-door Omaha Steaks! SAVE 74 percent PLUS 4 FREE Burgers - The Family Value Combo - ONLY $39.99. ORDER Today 1-800-773-3095 Use code 49381JVZ or osmb12 Commode chair, Invacare patient lifter, walker, elevated toilet seat, 622-7638.

615. Coins, Gold, Silver, Buy, Sell, Trade

U.S. & FOREIGN coins and currency, buy, sell or trade, gold and silver coins. 622-7239, 2513 W. 2nd

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous


620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

ESTATE SETTLEMENT Never throw ANYTHING away before calling us! Our services include Auctions (our facility or yours), Tagged Estate Sales, Complete/Partial Buy-Outs & Real Estate Auctions, Firearms, Jewelry & Collectibles. Prompt removal of entire households and property cleanouts. Whether you need to sell a few items or an entire estate check with us and we will do our best to beat any offer you receive. Call today to find out how our experience can help you get more $$. Wild West Auctions, LLC 623-7355 or 840-8401

635. Good things to Eat

FROZEN GREEN Chile, dried red chile & chile powder, local pinto beans, peanuts & pecan, ristras, jams & jellies, fountain drinks, fresh eggs, Alfalfa Hay, Wheat, Sudan & Oat hay, small & large bales, we accept credit cards & EBT. GRAVES FARM 622-1889

TOP DOLLAR Paid for furniture, collectibles, appliances, antiques, tools, saddles, plus anything else of value. We pay cash with same day removal of all items. Compete/partial households & personal estates welcome. 623-0136 or 910-6031

ARIES (March 21-April 19)     Opt for a late movie and a hamburger with an older friend. For some of YOUR HOROSCOPE you, making an appearance could be more important than what you are doing. Tension builds as you recognize someone else’s needs. You can do only so much! Tonight: A must appearance. This Week: Anger must be dealt with quickly. TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Realize what is happening between you and someone else. After some reflection, you will recognize how important this individual is to you. Be wise, and keep an eye on the long-term ramifications of your words and actions. Tonight: In the thick of the moment. This Week: Zero in on what you desire. GEMINI (May 21-June 20)  Others will toss a challenge at you that you’ll want to run with. Recognize your limits and the results of pushing yourself too hard. You might want to take some needed time off, for a snooze or to relax with a favorite person. Tonight: Make it just the two of you. This Week: Honor a change between you and a friend. CANCER (June 21-July 22)  You might have gone beyond the call of duty in handling responsibilities and helping others out. By midafternoon, decide to make time to pursue your desires. Many of you would be quite satis-

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635. Good things to Eat

745. Pets for Sale

FRESH EGGS for sale $2 a dozen. Call after 1pm. 623-3169

Adorable! 3 white/buff pekingese male pups, full blood, 9 wks old.Call (575) 802-3784

FARM FRESH chicken eggs, $2.50 per dozen. Araucana chicken hatching eggs, $4 per dozen. Fresh cracked pecans, $7 lb. 575-624-0898


715. Hay and Feed Sale #1 Sorgum bales 4x8, $120, Call Janet at 575-626-0159

745. Pets for Sale


775. Motorcycles & Scooters

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

BOAT & RV STORAGE, secure area, $25/mo. Call 623-4200.

2007 HARLEY Davidson Sportster 1200 custom, fuel injected, only 5k miles, forward controls, removable Harley windshield, $5500, excellent condition, 420-1352 2012 ATV Honda TRX 450R Excellent condition, low hours. Call 626-4942

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. New & Used Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels. Parts & Service. 2900 W. 2nd St. 575-622-1751. Mon-Fri, 8-5:30, Sat. 9-2. CONCESSION & Food Trailer 8 1/2’ Wide x 16 1/2 Long 2 Side Serving windows rear door 4’X 6 1/2 w/lock Trailer Mounted on Tandom Wheels with required running lights, license and registered Call 623-8931

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

YORKIE, 6 mos old male, shots, wormed, $200. 918-264-2369 in Roswell

fied with just a nap! Tonight: Be with the one who makes you smile. This Week: Establish boundaries if you want more peace. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  Make hay while the sun shines. Someone might become argumentative. How you handle this person could be more important than you realize. Ask yourself whether you really support these disagreeable moments. Tonight: Know when to kick off your shoes. This Week: You will want to get as much done as possible by Thursday. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Pressure from a parent or roommate could drive you wild. You might choose to have an argument, but ask yourself whether it would be helpful. Think in terms of your personal goals and desires regarding this person. Is this the picture you paint in your mind? Tonight: Make nice. This Week: Follow your instincts. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Listen to the drumbeats. Do you really want to follow them down the warpath? Stop acting on impulse. Pausing and rethinking your goals will help you stay more levelheaded. Distract yourself, if necessary. Get some fresh air. Tonight: Be a couch potato. This Week: Consider extending the weekend a day or two. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Overindulging is a well-known characteristic of your sign, especially when wanting to evade certain emotions and/or situations. Listen to your feelings more often, and you will find that there is logic behind them. Do not postpone an overdue chat. Tonight: Chat up a storm. This Week: Return calls before scheduling meetings.

1991 PONTIAC Grand Am needs engine repeair, $300. 626-6182 1995 CHRYSLER LHS for Sale $1700 or best offer. 575-623-5428 1997 BUICK Century, V6 air conditioning, low miles, clean 420-5727

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

TRUCK FOR sale 1968 Ford F100. Make offer. 512-592-8864 2008 FORD F350 XLT super duty 4x4, full tow package, 135k miles, full cab, good condition, Roswell, $16,000. 575-974-1859 1998 CHEVY Silverado 4x4 6” lift kit, new tires, good condition, nice. 910-4661 or 910-1152

1988 FOOD trailer, fully loaded. $7500 without snow cone machine. 575-703-4988 2002 COACHMEN motorhome 22ft, good cond. reduced to $16,500. 231-288-0002 -51k miles located in Roswell, NM

790. Autos for Sale


02 FORD F250 SD 4x4 Great condition. $7,900 OBO 575-627-7525 or 575-317-5125 1967 CHEVY completely gone thru, ready to go $4,000 OBO 623-5908 ‘90 FORD F150 King Cab, dependable work truck, new tires, $2300. 622-1431 or 637-0255

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  Taking a risk happens more easily with you than with many other signs. Weigh the pros and cons, and ask yourself whether you can take a loss if it should occur. Only you have the answer. Avoid a quarrel with a friend. Tonight: Your treat. This Week: Zero in on what you desire from Tuesday on. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  You might create a quarrel in order to distance yourself from someone. Your sense of humor will emerge and lighten the mood. You do understand where this person is coming from. A little laughter will make both of your days better. Tonight: Be around music. This Week: Reach out to someone you care about. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  News could be provocative. Before you say or do anything, root out the issue surrounding the stress or opt for a stress-reducing experience. Your instincts will guide you with a money offer, though using a little caution wouldn’t hurt. Tonight: Think “tomorrow.” This Week: You know more about a situation than you might realize. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)  Invite friends to join you to see a movie. Getting together afterward also could add to the moment. You might hear news that will have you shaking your head. You will be all ears on this matter later. A partner could be unusually jealous. Tonight: Help a loved one relax. This Week: Refuse to let someone’s anger get to you.

BORN TODAY Psychologist Erich Fromm (1900), painter Juan Gris (1887), actress/dancer Joan Crawford (1905)

Curvy edifice in Seoul begs $450 million question SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy with the outcome. Designed by award-winning architect Zaha Hadid, the Dongdaemun Design Plaza is a stark contrast to its neighborhood, which is better known in Seoul for its links to a royal dynasty that ruled for half a millennium and as home to one of the city’s oldest markets. Located in central Seoul, the Dongdaemun area bustles with shoppers and vendors day and night, selling trendy clothes at budget prices, textiles and a bewildering array of knickknacks. It lacks the glitz and glamor of Seoul’s trendy Gangnam district, made world famous by the rapper Psy’s “Gangnam Style” hit. But locals and tourists alike find charm in Dongdaemun’s lively stores and nearby vintage markets, scenes recalling an older Seoul that is quickly disappearing. Hadid’s signature flowing curves impart a sense of calm to the imposing steel structure that along with a plaza occupies 63,000 square meters (15.6 acres). At night, the edifice is illuminated with soft LED lights in contrast to the garish neon signs in the neighborhood. The building is a legacy of the mayoralty of Oh Se-hoon, who opposed welfare and pushed landmark construction projects to redesign Seoul and boost its economy. It cost about 2.4 percent of the city’s annual budget, putting it among the most expensive architectural endeavors ever commissioned by

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Dongdaemun Design Plaza is seen in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Friday. The $450 million building funded by Seoul citizen's tax money finally opened to public on Friday after years of debates about transforming a historic area with an ultra-modern architecture. Seoul. Oh resigned as mayor in 2011, but the Plaza is set to remain a source of debate for years to come. Debate will not be limited to the structure’s futuristic look that has drawn scor n and admiration. Some called it an ugly spaceship that made an emergency landing while others praised its architectural accomplishment, using few columns and 45,000 tiles to cover its surface. As part of the official launch, Dongdaemun Design Plaza is hosting the six-day Seoul Fashion Week and eight art exhibitions. Yet the city is still figuring out how to fill the multilevel building which has a larg-

er floor area than the Louvre’s exhibition space. Its first test is to cover estimated annual operating costs of 32 billion won ($30 million). Seoul mayor Park Won-soon said the Plaza will host conferences, concerts, exhibitions and design-related businesses. Some in Seoul question whether compromises they felt forced to make were worth it. Sports officials and baseball fans had opposed demolishing an 80-year-old sports stadium to give way to the sleek building that Oh, the former mayor, said would make Seoul the world’s design capital. The stadium, which can now only be seen in a few vestiges, was Korea’s first and sole mod-

ern sports stadium until the 1980s, hosting highly popular high-school baseball matches and the first games of Korea’s professional baseball and football leagues. “DDP is a beautiful work of architecture,” said Kim Eunsik, a 40-year -old writer who used to attend baseball games in Dongdaemun and explored the neighborhood’s alleys as a teenager. “But I feel sad and empty as it replaces something that was endearing and joyful to me,” said Kim. “It does not seem like the sacrifice has produced something valuable.” About 900 merchants who had to relocate their shops and carts to another area to make space for the Plaza hoped the

launch would boost visitors as the city had promised, said Park No-keum, head of the merchants association. He said they moved out during economic good times when their businesses were at a peak. Some of the anger about the Plaza was heaped on Hadid, a superstar architect who is behind the design of the main stadium for the 2020 T okyo Olympics and the first female winner of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize. It was also derided as a product of South Korean insecurity. Commissioning Hadid is “like having a handbag from Hermes,” said Daniel Tudor, author of “Korea: The Impossible Country,” referencing the popularity of luxury bags as a status symbol in South Korea. Many Koreans think “if we have a certain GDP, nice shiny buildings then we can show foreigners that we became a developed country,” he said. While an impressive architectural accomplishment, Dongdaemun Design Plaza is also an embarrassing reminder how South Korea favored something fancy and new over its cultural heritage, said Pai Hyungmin, an architecture professor at University of Seoul. He regrets that Seoul, under the former mayor, moved historic ruins discovered during construction. The Joseon Dynasty that ruled the Korean peninsula from 1392 to 1897 trained its elite troops at Dongdaemun, which in Korean means the east gate of Seoul fortress. “If we want to restore the place’s history there are still a lot of things we can do,” said Pai.

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03 23 14 Roswell Daily Record

03 23 14 Roswell Daily Record  

03 23 14 Roswell Daily Record